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Bach, J.S. : Siciliano BWV 1031
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Bach : Sonatas for Flute and Keyboard

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Siciliano BWV 1031

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

Bach's famous Siciliano transcribed for the violin (Intermediate)!   

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Includes : One score and one part (3 pages)

Difficulty level : Grade 5/12

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Program Notes on Siciliano BWV 1031 by Bach, J.S. :

This famous Siciliano in G minor was originally composed for flute and harpsichord.

It is the second movement of Johann Sebastian Bach's Sonata No. 2 in E flat Major for Flute and Harpsichord, BWV 1031.

This three-movement flute sonata was composed between the years 1730 and 1734.

This score is a transcription for violin and piano or harpsichord.

It is set in the original key of G minor.

The violin part is appropriate for Grade 5 violin players.

It is to be played in the first and third positions.

Please note that in this score, all phrasing and bowing indications are editorial and should thus be regarded as mere suggestions to the players.

In measures 19 (second beat) to 21 (first beat), the notes in the right hand of the keyboard part have been added by our editor and do not appear in the source.

Also, in measure 32, we have added the appoggiatura in the right hand of the keyboard part.

The violin part contains suggestions for performing the ornaments (here, appoggiaturas and trills) in accordance with the performance practice of the Baroque period.

In measure 4, we suggest adding a trill after the appoggiatura in the violin part.

Finally, we added cadential trills in measures 30 and 32 in both the violin part and the keyboard part.

Sources :

Johann Sebastian Bach, Sonatas for Flute and Keyboard, BWV 1030-1035 (ca 1724 - ca 1741).

Associated collections :

Baroque Music for Violin (Intermediate)    

Sheet music details :


(Siciliano in G minor - Sonata BWV 1031 (2/3) - Sicilienne - Siciliana)
ComposerBach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) Opus/catalog numberBWV 1031 (2/3)
MovementsII : Siciliano Composition/First publicationca 1724 - ca 1741
InstrumentationViolin and piano StyleBaroque (1600-1750)
KeyG minor Duration02:06
EditionTranscription by M.A. Caux DifficultyGrade 5/12

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