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Bach, Johann Sebastian: Siciliano from Flute Sonata No. 2. Cello & Piano.

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Arranged for Cello & Piano by J Rémy

For Bach, dance forms had much symbolism outside their measure or meter; for example, the Aria ‘Erbarme Dich’ from the St. Matthew Passion is based on a pastoral siciliano and the final chorus from the St. John Passion on a sarabande. The siciliano from the Flute Sonata No. 2 in E flat major ( BWV 1031) is a softly lilting and deeply meditative pastorale. Its inspiration seems entirely that of the master, though other movements from the same sonata have been alternatively attributed.

Grades 7–8 (ABRSM Grades 7 & 8 syllabuses and Trinity Grade 7 syllabus)

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