Sheet Music: Gavotte I and II

TitleGavotte I and II
from Cello Suite No. 6 in D major
Opus numberBWV 1012
ComposerJohann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyD major
RangeC#4–B5
Time signature2/2
Tempo60 BPM
Performance time4:40
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2012-05-11
Last updated2012-05-11
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Friday 11 May 2012

Tune of the Day: Two Gavottes by J.S. Bach

from Cello Suite No. 6, transcribed for solo flute

This pair of gavottes constitutes the fifth movement of Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suite No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012. As is always the case in suites, remember that the first gavotte is repeated once after the second gavotte.

Other Movements from the same Work

1.Prelude Flute solo
2.Allemande Flute solo
3.Courante Flute solo
4.Sarabande Flute solo
6.Gigue Flute solo