14 Canons, BWV 1087 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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General Information

Work Title 14 Canons
Alternative. Title Verschiedene Canones über die ersten acht Fundamental Noten vorheriger Arie
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1087
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 pieces
  1. Canon simplex (simple canon)
  2. Canon all' roverscio (canon in inversion)
  3. Canon in motu recto e contrario
    (both previous canons simultaneously / the subject followed by its inversion)
  4. Canon in motu contrario e recto
    (the inversion followed by subject)
  5. Canon duplex à 4 (double canon in 4 parts)
  6. Canon simplex à 3 über besagtes Fundament
    (simple canon in 3 parts over said foundation)
  7. Canon simplex à 3 (the same [as Canon 6] in 3 parts)
  8. Canon simplex à 3. il soggetto in Alto
    (simple canon in 3 parts with the subject in alto)
  9. Canon in unisono post semifusam à 3
    (canon in unison after a semiquaver in 3 parts)
  10. Canon à 2 Alio modo per syncopationes et per ligaturas
    (canon in 2 parts in another manner by syncopation and merging)
  11. Canon duplex übers Fundament à 5
    (double canon over the foundation in 5 parts)
  12. Canon duplex über Fundamental Noten à 5
    (double canon over the fundamental notes in 5 parts)
  13. Canon triplex à 6 (triple canon in 6 parts)
  14. Canon à 4 per Augmentationem et Diminutionem
    (canon in 4 parts by augmentation and diminution)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1747–48
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 to 10 minutes (largely depends on the number of repeats taken)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
External Links Analysis of the 14 canons
Extra Information Based upon the first 8 notes of the Goldberg ground
Discovered in 1974. Before then only canons 11 and 13 were known, with the latter as BWV 1076.