Air on the G String

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Air on the G String. The name given to an arr. for vn. and pf. by Wilhelmj in 1871 of the 2nd movement (Air) of J. S. Bach's Suite No.3 in D, in which the melody is transposed from D to C, the violinist playing on his lowest (G) str. Also heard in arr. for full str. orch., and for various other instr.