This minuet is from the second Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach, (J. S. Bach's second wife.) It is a collection of pieces by Bach and other composers. This piece is mostly known as Minuet No. 2 because that is how it is titled in the Suzuki violin book. Originally for keyboard, it is presented here as a duet for double bass and piano. The opening arpeggio figure is a good string crossing exercise for beginner bassists. Practice slowly at first, being sure to make good contact with each string before moving to the next.
Learn how to play the notes of "Minuet No. 2 Bass" on bass for free using our animated scrolling tablature including sheet music and tab options for the easiest way to quickly learn the music. Enjoy playing along with 3 backing tracks which you can control with the track display. Use this tutorial with our tab to learn the song without having to read notes in sheet music.