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The Minuet in G major is a keyboard piece included in the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach. Previously attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV Anh. 114), it is now usually attributed to Christian Petzold. The Minuet in G major is found in the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach, where it appears with its companion piece, Minuet in G minor, as a pair to be performed da capo. The notebook in question, which belonged to Johann Sebastian Bach's second wife Anna Magdalena, is a compilation of music by various composers of the late 17th and early 18th century, including François Couperin, Georg Böhm, Johann Sebastian Bach himself and possibly some of his sons (e.g. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach). Most of the entries in the 1725 notebook were made by Anna Magdalena herself, and a few were contributed by Johann Sebastian and various friends of the Bach family. Only a few composers are.    Download this sheet!
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Johann Sebastian Bach (pronounced ) (March 21; 1685 O.S. July 28; 1750 N.S.) was a German composer and organist 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.Although he introduced no new forms; he enriched the prevailing German style with a robust contrapuntal technique; an unrivalled control of harmonic and motivic organisation in composition for diverse musical forces; and the adaptation of rhythms and textures from abroad; particularly Italy and France. The Minuet in G major is a keyboard piece included in the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach. Previously attributed to Johann Sebastian Bach (BWV Anh. 114), it is now usually attributed to Christian Petzold. The Minuet in G major is found in the 1725 Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach, where it appears with its companion piece, Minuet in G minor, as a pair to be performed da capo. The notebook in question, which belonged to Johann Sebastian Bach's second wife Anna Magdalena, is a compilation of music by various composers of the late 17th and early 18th century, including François.
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