Sheet Music: Courante

TitleCourante
from Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor
Opus numberBWV 1011
ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyC minor
RangeC4–F6
Time signature3/2
Tempo76 BPM
Performance time1:55
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2012-02-13
Last updated2012-02-13
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Monday 13 February 2012

Tune of the Day: Courante by J.S. Bach

from Cello Suite No. 5, transcribed for solo flute

This 3/2-time courante constitutes the third movement of Johann Sebastian Bach's fifth Suite for Unaccompanied Cello. It is exceptional as it is a courante in the French style, rather than in the Italian form found in the other five cello suites.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Prelude Flute solo
2.Allemande Flute solo
4.Sarabande Flute solo
5.Gavotte I and II Flute solo
6.Gigue Flute solo