Aire in F Major by Johann Heinrich Buttstedt

This charming little Aire by Buttstedt is one of the remnants of a large body of works by the composer. It is an excellent piece for learning staccato against legato touches and playing with an expressive voice-like sound. Buttstedt was a contemporary of the great composers, J.S. Bach and Johann Pachelbel. Find included with the interactive SuperScore edition, interesting comments about the work, information about the composer as well as practice tips for learning and performing the work. The score features a MIDI performance by Andrew Harbridge. Both hands have been split in the recording to facilitate one-hand-at-a-time practice. This piece is at level 1.


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Aire in F Major

  • Keyboard composition by Johann Heinrich Buttstedt
  • MIDI Recording by Andrew Harbridge, ACCM
  • Biography of the composer
  • Practice tips for learning and performance