Minuet from Orchestra Suite in C Major, BWV 1066 (string quartet)
Title: Menuet, from Orchestra Suite in C Major, BWV 1066
Composer: J. S. Bach, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Bach’s orchestra suite in C Major, BWV 1066 has some of the composer’s most inventive orchestral writing, including this minuet. Dialog-like counterpoint between treble and bass together with spritely melodic figures make it a standout composition on any program.