Johann Sebastian Bach – AIR
Johann Sebastian Bach AIR from orchestral suite no 3
Domenico Scarlatti was born in Naples on the 26th of October, 1685, and died in Madrid on the 23th of July, 1757. The eldest son of Alessandro Scarlatti, a famous composer at the time, Domenico was destined to become a musician. At the age of sixteen he was appointed organist in the …
The guitar section have been ‘more harmonically spaciously’ filled than the original where necessary; this creates an optimal balance between both instruments. …
This music, originally written for two flutes without bass by the French composer Joseph Bodin de Boismortier has been rearranged to be playable with two guitars. Speed indications have been deliberately withheld, so that the guitarists can adapt it to their abilities and tastes.