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Day Thirty Five: English Suites, Part One (CD 2-12)

August 31st, 2011 · 3 Comments · 1725, Bach at 40, Bob Van Asperen, BWV 806, BWV 807, BWV 808, CD 2-12, English Suites, Harpsichord

English Suites, eh? What’s an English Suite? As usual, Wikipedia to the rescue. Here’s the entry for English Suites: The English Suites, BWV 806–811, are a set of six suites written by the German composer Johann Sebastian Bach for harpsichord and generally thought to be the earliest of Bach’s 19 suites for keyboard, the others […]

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