Classical

Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D Minor

Arrangement for Piano, Left-Hand

Chaconne from Partita No. 2 in D Minor

Arrangement for Piano, Left-Hand

Series: Henle Music Folios Publisher: G. Henle Verlag Format: Softcover Composers: Johannes Brahms, Johann Sebastian Bach Editor: Valerie Woodring Goertzen

Piano Level: Advanced

The D-minor Chaconne is undoubtedly the most famous movement of all of Bach's 6 Sonatas and Partitas for violin solo. So it is hardly surprising that it has seen many arrangements. Johannes Brahms marvelled at how a single staff of music could offer “a whole world of the deepest thoughts and the mightiest emotions”. He promptly made his own arrangement; it is for left hand alone, in order to come close to the restrictive framework of the original. He wrote enthusiastically: “A similar degree of difficulty, the manner of technique, the arpeggios – everything comes together to make me feel like a violinist!” This Henle Urtext edition by Valerie Woodring-Goertzen is based on the text of the new Brahms Complete Edition. In her foreword she also offers fascinating details aboutthe compositional history of this unusual work.

  • Piano

$11.95 (US) Inventory #HL 51481187 UPC: 888680907730 Publisher Code: HN1187 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 20 pages

Prices and availability subject to change without notice.