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Interpreted by CLAUD BIGGS French Suite, No. 5, in G rpHIS is a delightfully nttractive -little piece of musical entertainment.
ALLEMANDE (Moderately quick). The opening bar propounds a rhythmically interesting subject for discussion in the following bars.
COURANTE (Quick). In the free-running.
Italian style (not thr.t of the more rhythmically and contrapuntally complex French Courcnte). Mostly in merely two lines of notes.
SARABANDE (Moderately Slow and in Singing
Manner). A very melodious and expressive Movement.
GAVOTTE (Pretty Lively). Another happy little piece known to every schoolgirl, and (as the notes are easy to play) perhaps by this time to every schoolboy.
BOURRÉE. A tuneful right-hand melody is simply accompanied by left - hand arpeggio figures.
LOURE (At a Medium Speed). Rhythmically extremely interesting, from the happy way in which it proceeds by the happy little jerking figure given out in tho first two notes. ' The Louro was an ancient dance, the meaning of the name of which seems to be uncertain.
GIGUE (Rapid and Lively). One of Bach's most vivacious movements in this form and style. It is, in effect, a free fugue upon a subject which stands on its feet in the first half of the piece and on its head in the second.


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