The sarabande is a slow and expressive dance that commonly follows the courante. It has ternary meter and its origin is either Latin America, Spain or the north of Africa.

Sarabande from the French Suite No. 2 in C minor BWV 813 by J. S. Bach (binary form):

Gregorio Szames, piano. Recording courtesy of Piano Society and Gregorio Szames.

Harmonic Analysis

Part A

Part B


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