Essay regarding Programme Notes

Programme Note: DipABRSM

Time: 1st June 2009

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Quantit? for solitary violin number 3 in E, BWV 1006

J. S Bach (b. 21 Drive 1685 in Eisenach; m. 28 This summer 1750 in Leipzig) Bach was the kid of Johann Ambrosius Bach, court trumpeter for the Duke of Eisenach and director of musicians in the town of Eisenach in Thuringia. It is probably by his father that he learned the basic principles of music. The Bach family through Thuringia had held positions such as organists, town instrumentalists, or Cantors, for many years plus the family term enjoyed wide-spread renown for his or her musical expertise. While having been ten, having been orphaned and went to experience his older brother Johann Christoph, organist at St Michael's Cathedral, where he was given lessons on the organ and the keyboard. The word ‘Partita' identifies a suite of dances. It was (assumed) written for Bach's wife, Nancy. A change for lute was as well made by the composer, listed as BWV 1006a. The word ‘Loure' originally was a kind of French bagpipe music yet later the meaning changed to a slow move accompanied by the bagpipe. Bach did not have got any bagpipe accompaniment to his partita. It is in six 4 meter with double filled rhythms inclined heavily on the strong beats, 1 and 3. It truly is typically mild while the triple-stopping gives it grandness. The Gavotte en Rondeau is a gavotte in rondo form. Gavottes have a full upbeat, which can be typical with this dance contact form. Mansbridge's tempo was approximately 76 is better than per minute (half-notes). The Gavotte en Rondeau, the fourth activity, is similar to the prelude through its exciting and dynamic theme. Gavotte is an old French boogie. As the name advises, it is create as a sort of rondo, with restatements from the opening material surrounding different episodes; the happy gavotte tune can be played five times in all (six if one particular counts the repeat with the opening 8-10 bars). This is why it is so catchy.

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