The sarabande is a slow and expressive dance that commonly follows the courante. It has a 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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