This page finds you free and premium sheet music by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) for classical guitar.
Free and Premium Editions From This Site:
- Bach: Air ‘On the G String’ for Easy Guitar, Gr.4, Notes & TAB
- Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Gr.4, TAB or Free Notation PDF
- Bach: Prelude in D minor, BWV 999, Gr.7, TAB or Free Notation PDF
- Bach: Prelude from Cello Suite BWV 1007, Gr.7, TAB or Free Notation PDF
Recommended Pro Editions (Amazon)
- Bach Lute Suites Edited by Koonce – Great edition and fingering, reference facsimiles at end, good text info too.
- Bach Lute Suites Edited by Zigante – Also great, maybe better than Koonce in some ways.
- 6 Sonatas And Partitas For Violin Bwv1001-1006 Arranged For Guitar by Tadashi Sasaki
- 3 Sonatas for Guitar Solo: from Sonata for Violin, BWV 1001, 1003 and 1005 by Manuel Barrueco
- Bach Cello Suites Arranged for Guitar by Stanley Yates – Some very good, some less.
- Classical Guitar of Bach with TAB – You TAB junkie you!
Keep in mind that:
- BWV 995 – Suite in G minor is a transcription of Cello Suite No. 5, BWV 1011
- BWV 1000 – Fugue in G minor is a transcription from Violin Sonata No. 1, BWV 1001
- BWV 1006a is a transcription from Partita No. 3 in E major BWV 1006 for solo violin
Free Lute Suites by Jean-François Delcamp – Copyright/Notes: Edited & Fingered and available for free from his site. Links to www.delcamp.net.
- Suite BWV 995
- Suite BWV 996
- Partita BWV 997
- Prélude, fugue et allegro BWV 998
- Prélude BWV 999
- Fugue BWV 1000
- Suite BWV 1006a
Free Lute Suites – Arr. Eythor Thorlaksson (Links to classicalguitarschool.net): Copyright/Notes: Edited & Fingered and available for free from his site.
- Prelude, Fuge and Allegro (BWV 998)
- Suite no. 1 (BWV 996)
- Suite no. 2 (BWV 997)
- Suite no. 3 (BWV 995)
- Suite no. 4 (BWV 1006a)
Free Hans Bruger: J.S. Bach: Compositionen für die Laute (1921) – Copyright/Notes: Public Domain. Beware of mistakes and old-school keys! I would not recommend this edition but could still be useful.
- BWV 995 – Suite in G minor
- BWV 996 – Suite in E minor
- BWV 997 – Suite in C minor
- BWV 998 – Prelude, Fugue and Allegro
- BWV 999 – Prelude in C minor (A min)
- BWV 1000 – Fugue in G minor
- BWV 1006a – Partita in E Major