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Bach, Air ("on the G string", string orchestra)





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Uploaded on Feb 26, 2009

J. S. Bach's Air "On the G-string" from his 3rd orchestral suite in D major, BWV 1068.

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Q: Where can I get free sheet music for this piece?
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Q: Who is performing?
A: I got this recording from Royalty Free Classical Music (dot org); they sell stock performances, and give stock answers to questions; the stock answer to "who is performing this" is "The RFCM Symphony Orchestra".

Q: What does this have to do with a g-string?
A: The short answer is that many people know it by the name "Air on the G-string," so I put it in the title to help people find it. You can read more about this here:

Q: What is the real name of this piece?
A: It is the second movement of Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, titled "Aria" ("Air" is the English word for "aria").

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Q: What is the BWV number for this?
A: BWV 1068

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