[PDF] Bach, J. S. - BWV 0645 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

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[PDF] Bach, J. S. - BWV 0645 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Post by pmiklitz » Mon Apr 07, 2014 1:11 pm

Hi All,

here is my arrangement of J. S. Bach's famous Choral Praeludium on "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme", originally for Organ. I have not included the simple Choral melody from the middle voice, as I think it cannot be played clearly enough on a single guitar and the accompaniment is a nice sounding two-voice piece on its own. However, if you are a teacher you could play it as a duo with a beginning student, as the melody I left out is quite simple.

I have used the following free score as the source for my arrangement, which I add a link to instead of revision notes:

http://www.mutopiaproject.org/ftp/BachJ ... 645-a4.pdf

The only changes I made is transposing the piece to C (it's in Eb originally) and transposing bass notes by an octave where necessary.

For a nice organ interpretation, see here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf8xr4KGBaU

Have fun,

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Re: [PDF] Bach, J. S. - BWV 0645 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Sti

Post by StephenF » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:00 pm

Another great Bach Piece.

Thanks again for this!!!
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Re: [PDF] Bach, J. S. - BWV 0645 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Post by dropbydrop » Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:34 am

Thanks pmiklitz I really appreciate your sharing.
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Re: [PDF] Bach, J. S. - BWV 0645 Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Post by spanishguitarmusic » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:45 pm

Thank you for the pdf of this piece!

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