Overview of this digital piano sheet music:
- "Minuet in G Minor"
- Composer: Christian Petzold
- From Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach
- Level 4: Level 4 (Advanced) (See other levels of this music)
- Original form
- 2 page of music
- Cover sheet
- Key (for this edition): G minor (original key)
- Fingerings: none
- Instrumentation: For piano solo
- Complete audio sample: Always free to listen to on our website
- Downloading file: PDF
- Original form edited by Mizue Murakami
- Publisher: Galaxy Music Notes
- Product code: GMNS00733
About "Minuet in G Minor":
"Minuet in G Minor" is probably the 2nd most famous minuet piece for piano and other keyboard instruments after "Minuet in G Major." "Minuet in G Minor" and "Minuet in G Major" were both composed by a German composer, Christian Petzold (1677 – 1733). It was thought to be composed by Johann Sebastian Bach for a long time until 1970. However, now we know that these works were created by Petzold. "Minuet in G Minor" and "Minuet in G Major" are in the collection called "Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach," which consists of many pieces presented by several different composers including J. S. Bach to Bach's 2nd wife, Anna Magdalena. There are only a few surviving works left, and this one "Minuet in G Minor" is one of few by the extraordinary composer, Petzold.
Tips for playing Level 4 "Minuet in G Minor":
This particular arrangement is for Level 4 (advanced). And it is in the original form, meaning, it's not arranged. In this edition, unlike most other sheet music, we notated ornament notes instead of using ornament markings. We also added staccato signs. However, for this baroque music, please do not play crispy staccato. Rather, play them just detached. There are no fingering numbers or damper pedal markings on this edition. Please refer the free complete (without repeats) audio sample on the top of this page to make sure if you are playing it correctly while practicing.
Download, Print (or see it on your tablet) & Practice!
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You may also like:
- To learn more about the composer, Christian Petzold who composed "Minuet in G Major," please visit our page, "About Christian Petzold."
- To find more piano sheet music of keyboard works, please visit our collection page, "Classical Piano & Keys" at multi-levels.
- To find more piano sheet music of Petzold's friend, J. S. Bach, please visit our collection page, "By J. S. Bach" at multi-levels.