This week’s listening for students (and others!) are two pieces by J.S. Bach, first, one of the most beautiful pieces written, “Air on the G String,” performed by a traditional string orchestra (intense rendition):
And for piano:
And here is a non-traditional version of Bach’s “Bourée in E Minor” by Jethro Tull that inspired me back in high school when I played the flute:
And one more spin—more jazzy funk—on Tull’s version by a group I love! Project Trio:
2 thoughts on “Music Mondays: J.S. Bach, traditional and non-traditional”
I just listened to the âAir on G stringâ on the piano. It is indeed a beautiful piece of music. Do you know where I might obtain the score for the piano version?
Hi Walter, it is nice, isn’t it. I’ll poke around and see if I can find one. Anyone else reading this post, if you know of a version, let us know!