Sheet Music: Polonaise

from Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach
Opus numberBWV Anh. 125
ComposerCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)
Also attributed toJohann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
InstrumentationFlute duet
KeyG minor
Time signature3/4
Tempo76 BPM
Performance time1:55
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2015-03-28
Last updated2015-03-28
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Baroque, Polonaises


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Saturday 28 March 2015

Tune of the Day: Polonaise in G minor

from the Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach, arranged for two flutes

This piece appears in the second of two volumes of works that Johann Sebastian Bach presented to his wife Anna Magdalena. Many of the compositions in this second volume, dating from 1725, are of questionable authorship, though they are often listed on J.S. Bach's works list. Other family members, including Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, are known to have written some of the pieces, one of which might have been this Polonaise in G minor.

Thanks to Betty for suggesting this piece!

Other Movements from the same Work

4.Minuet in G major Flute solo
5.Minuet in G minor Flute solo
16.March in D major Flute solo
19.Polonaise Flute duet
22.Musette in D major Flute solo
36.Minuet in D minor Flute & bass