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#1108285 - 11/23/08 12:42 AM Looking for Bach's Gavotte
adhg Offline
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Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 21
Loc: New York
Hi everyone,

Five weeks ago I took my first private lesson in Piano and I really enjoy it (it took me 33 years to take the initiative but that’s a different story).

So now I’m able to play Bach’s Menuett (114) and Mozart Menuett -G (I do it quite well I think)

I wish to play Bach’s Gavotte. I heard this one (link below) on YouTube but couldn’t tell if this is a B flat or G Major (I really don’t know what the difference is).

So My question is this: Where can I get the music-sheet for this song? can anyone point to a specific webpage.

Thanks for any pointers

Bach Gavotte

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btorcekHymk

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#1108286 - 11/23/08 12:54 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
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Registered: 09/25/04
Posts: 723
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Hi, adhg:

It's in g minor. Beautiful, isn't it?

I don't have a page for the music, though. Your teacher should be able to point you in the right direction, and explain the difference between B flat major and g minor (same key signature!).
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#1108287 - 11/23/08 10:24 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
adhg Offline
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Registered: 11/22/08
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Loc: New York
Thankgs AdagioM,

Is there any place (website) I should look for? any book I can buy?

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#1108288 - 11/23/08 05:01 PM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
AdagioM Offline
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Mine is in the Suzuki Piano Book Volume 4 , but really, ask your teacher and there's probably a more direct way to get it.
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#1108289 - 11/24/08 10:54 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
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Registered: 07/23/08
Posts: 30
Loc: Canada
adhg,

Here is the pdf file of Bach’s Gavotte.

http://gmajormusictheory.org/Freebies/Classics/Gavotte.pdf

enjoy!
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#1108290 - 11/24/08 11:00 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
adhg Offline
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Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 21
Loc: New York
thank you!!!

are you sure this is Gavotte in G minor?

like this ?

Thanks again!

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#1108291 - 11/24/08 11:45 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
AdagioM Offline
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Posts: 723
Loc: Oregon
No, that's not the same one. I've played the g minor; very different!

There are so many dances titled "gavotte" or "minuet" or "polonaise" without more specifics; that's why I think you need to ask your teacher. Or get the Suzuki book, because I know that's the gavotte you're looking for.
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#1108292 - 11/25/08 09:11 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
playadom Offline
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Registered: 10/21/06
Posts: 1366
Loc: New Jersey
The PDF link posted is in G major, so that's not it.

I know the piece you're looking for. The gavotte is from a Bach suite: BWV 822.

Unfortunately, I can't seem to find it anywhere online. Even the IMSLP! In the collection of suites from 818 to 824, this one was the only one missing.
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#1108293 - 11/25/08 09:50 AM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
Oxfords Gal Offline
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Registered: 11/21/06
Posts: 1553
Loc: Jacksonville, Florida
Hi adhg,

I have the suzuki books in pdf format on my computer at home. If you can wait till this evening I'll post it for you. \:D
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#1108294 - 11/25/08 09:33 PM Re: Looking for Bach's Gavotte
adhg Offline
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Registered: 11/22/08
Posts: 21
Loc: New York
Thank you all !!! :-)


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