Johann Kuhnau

1660 – 1722

7 Keyboard Suites

harpsichord
Johann Kuhnau was cantor of St. Thomas in Leipzig until he died.  His replacement was one Johann Sebastian Bach, who also held the position until his death.  Kuhnau’s compositions exemplified the “spirited grace” of the Baroque era.

#1 in C 1-Prelude 

#1 in C 2-Allemande 

#1 in C 3-Courante 

#1 in C 4-Sarabande 

#1 in C 5-Gigue 

#2 in D 1-Prelude 

#2 in D 2-Allemande 

#2 in D 3-Courante 

#2 in D 4-Sarabande 

#2 in D 5-Gigue 

#3 in E 1-Prelude 

#3 in E 2-Allemande 

#3 in E 3-Courante 

#3 in E 4-Sarabande 

#3 in E 5-Minuet 

#4 in F 1-Sonatina 

#4 in F 2-Allemande 

#4 in F 3-Courante 

#4 in F 4-Sarabande 

#4 in F 5-Gigue 

#5 in G 1-Prelude 

#5 in G 2-Allemande 

#5 in G 3-Courante 

#5 in G 4-Sarabande 

#5 in G 5-Gigue 

#6 in A 1-Prelude 

#6 in A 2-Allemande 

#6 in A 3-Courante 

#6 in A 4-Aria 

#6 in A 5-Gigue 

#7 in B♭ 1-Prelude 

#7 in B♭ 2-Allemande 

#7 in B♭ 3-Courante 

#7 in B♭ 4-Sarabande 

#7 in B♭ 5-Gigue 




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