BWV 988 Goldberg Variation 4: a 1 Clav by Johann Sebastian Bach

BWV 988 Goldberg Variations 4 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

johann sebastian bach
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.




Listen to BWV 988 Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian BachDownload BWV 988 Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach Guitar Pro Download BWV 988 Goldberg Variations by Johann Sebastian Bach Sheet Music

Notes
Baroque Era. Solo Guitar. Drop D tuning. 3/8 time signature. Key of G major. 3 pages 33 bars.

Like the passepied, a Baroque dance movement, this variation is in 3/8 time with a preponderance of quaver rhythms. Bach uses close but not exact imitation: the musical pattern in one part reappears a bar later in another (sometimes inverted).