Robert de Visée

Suite for Guitar in d-minor

1682 (First published)

Main Details
Author
Robert de Visée
Date
1682 First published
Publication Location Paris
Genre
Language French
Notes The Suite in d-minor was published as part of Visée's "Liure de pieces pour la Gvittarre dedié au Roy" in 1682. This edition features a tablature version for baroque guitar and a version for lead instrument with basso continuo. In 1944 Karl Scheit edited the work for modern guitar by combining both versions and omitting the final passacaglia. Scheit later made a recording of his transcription (https://www.discogs.com/Karl-Scheit-Renaissance-And-Baroque-Music-For-Lute-And-Guitar/release/10572607).

Movements (Original Version):
I. Prelude
II. Allemande
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Gigue
VI. Gavotte
VII. Bourée
VIII. Menuet [1]
IX. Passacaille
X. Menuet [2]

Movements (Scheit Version):
I. Prélude
II. Allemande
III. Courante
IV. Sarabande
V. Gavotte
VI. Menuet I
VII. Menuet II
VIII. Bourrée
IX. Gigue

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