Sonata, originally for organ, lends itself beautifully for trombone
trio. Each manual on the organ is represented by one trombonist, and
Bach's contrapuntal writing ensures that each player has an interesting
part to play.
I took a minimalist approach to editing this sonata. The original organ
version has no dynamics or phrase markings, and I decided that like
Bach, I would leave those choices up to the performers.
The outer movements of this three movement sonata can be programmed
individually, or the three movements together can be a major work on a
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