Robert De Visee: Suite H-Moll

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Catalogue No: UE14449
Composer: Robert de Visée
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

Robert de Visée (c.1655 – 1732) was a French lutenist, guitarist, and Court musician for both Louis XIV and Louis XV.

Suite H-Moll is also known as Suite No. 11 in B Minor. It is written in 5 movements: Prélude – Allemande – Sarabande – Gigue – Passacaille. First published in the 1680s, it was almost certainly written when de Visée was already a respected musician at Versailles, and was probably performed in front of the Kings on many occasions.

De Visée would have used a 5 string Baroque Guitar. It has been arranged for the modern 6 string instrument by the noted Guitar arranger and virtuoso Karl Scheit.

Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
No of pages: 12
Language: German
Publisher: Universal Edition
 
     

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