BOURREE (BWV 996)

Created on 10/09/2001
Latest update on 17/08/2020

Artist: Johann Sebastian Bach
Author: Johann Sebastian Bach
Year: 1700s

Part of the Lautensuite N°1 in E Minor. One of the six classical compositions on board with Voyager 4 on it's outer space mission.

Covers:

1861:

Camille Saint-Saëns [as Gavotte en Si mineur de la 2e Sonate de Violon]

1957:

Chet Atkins

1969:

Jethro Tull

1969:

Bakerloo [as Driving Bachwards; guitar equivalent of Ian Anderson's flute gimmick with Jethro Tull]

1970:

Duke Of Burlington

1971:

Leo Kottke

1975:

Exception

1977:

Mike Batt

1994:

Steve Hackett

When Paul McCartney eventually came up with the melody line for Blackbird, he was noodling around the theme of this Bourrée. (That was before Jethro Tull's Stand Up lp)

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