Suzuki Violin Pieces in their Original Forms

(original source material for the Suzuki Violin School)

Volume 3

  1. Gavotte P. Martini
  2. Minuet J. S. Bach
  3. Gavotte in G Minor J. S. Bach
  4. Humoresque A. Dvořák
  5. Gavotte J. Becker
  6. Gavotte in D Major J. S. Bach
  7. Bourrée J. S. Bach

  1. listed title Gavotte
    composer “Padre” Giovanni Battista Martini (1706–1784)
    source Sonate D’intavolatura per L’organo e il Cembalo
      Sonata No. 12: V. Gavotta
    originally written for harpsichord [or organ?]
    date 1736–1740
    more information liner notes
    score WorldCat | 1890 edition (edited and arranged for piano)
    suggested
    recording
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    Susanna Piolanti, harpsichord
    notes
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  2. listed title Minuet
    listed composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach (1725)
      4. Menuet, BWV Anhang 114 (“Minuet I”)
      5. Menuet, BWV Anhang 115 (“Minuet II”)
    composer attributed to Christian Petzold (1677–1733)
    originally written for keyboard (harpsichord, organ, etc.)
    date 1725?
    more information Wikipedia
    score Original manuscripts:
      “Minuet I”: [Image of original manuscript] zoomable image
      “Minuet II”: [Image of original manuscript] zoomable image
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      Band 43.2 p.26 IMSLP (p.21 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series V, Volume 4.
    suggested
    recording
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    Luc Beauséjour, harpsichord
    notes
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  3. listed title Gavotte in G Minor
    listed composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Suite in G minor, BWV 822
      III. Gavotte en Rondeau
    composer attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach
    originally written for keyboard (harpsichord, organ, etc.)
    date before 1708
    more information bach-cantatas.com
    score Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      does not appear.
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series V, Volume 10, p.73: pdf
    suggested
    recordings
    [album cover]
    Michele Barchi, harpsichord
    links: amazon allmusic WorldCat
    listen: mp3

    [album cover]
    Robert Hill, harpsichord
    notes
    The Suite is sometimes labeled Overture or Ouverture. Suzuki Vol. 1 No. 13 (Minuet No. 1) also comes from this Suite. The autograph may be in the Andreas Bach Book or the Möller manuscript.
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  4. listed title Humoresque
    composer Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904)
    source Humoresken (Humoresky) für Pianoforte
      von Ant. Dvořák. Op. 101.
        No. 7. Poco Lento e grazioso
    originally written for piano
    date 1894
    more information Wikipedia
    score First edition: IMSLP (p.10)
    suggested
    recording
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    Rudolf Firkušný, piano
    notes
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  5. listed title Gavotte
    composer Jean Becker (1833–1884)
    original title Gavotte G moll für die Violine mit Begleitung des Pianoforte
    originally written for violin and piano
    date published ca.1880
    more information
    score WorldCat
    suggested
    recording
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    William Preucil, violin
    Cary Lewis, piano
    links: manufacturer
    notes
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  6. listed title Gavotte in D Major
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Orchestral Suite No.3 in D major, BWV 1068
      V. Gavotte I & II
    originally written for orchestra
      (3 trumpets, timpani, 2 oboes, 2 violins, viola, and continuo)
    date 1731
    more information Wikipedia
    score Early manuscript, copied by J. L. Krebs:
      Violin I (fifth line down): zoomable full-page
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      full score: Band 31.1 p.55 IMSLP (p.16 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VII, Volume 1.
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    English Baroque Soloists
    John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
    links: amazon-1 amazon-2 listen: mp3
    notes
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  7. listed title Bourrée
    composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
    source Cello Suite No.3 in C major, BWV 1009
      V. Bourrée I & II
    originally written for cello
    date 1720?
    more information Wikipedia
    score Early manuscript, copied by A. M. Bach:
      (fourth line down) zoomable full-page
    Bach Gesellschaft Ausgabe:
      Band 27.1 p.72 IMSLP (p.5 of the pdf)
    Neue Bach Ausgabe:
      Series VI, Volume 2.
    suggested
    recording
    [album cover]
    Ophélie Gaillard, baroque cello
    notes
    Here are some of the many excellent recordings of Bach’s Cello Suites performed on baroque cello:
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