8 Fugues (Kirnberger, Johann Philipp)



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Fugue in B, EngK 27

MID file (audio/video)
editor (2014/12/3)

Performers MIDI file by Pierre Gouin
Publisher Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2014
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Sheet Music


PDF scanned by TobisNotenarchiv
TN (2012/1/15)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(after 1758)
Misc. Notes Original held at D-WRz
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PMLP303138-Kirnberger acht fugen fur cembalo oder orgel.pdf
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General Information

Work Title Huit fugues pour le Clavecin ou l’Orgue, Composées par Mr. J. Ph. Kirnberger, Musicien de Chambre de son Altesse Royale Madame la Princesse Amélie de Prusse, Abesse de Quedlinbourg.
Alternative. Title
Composer Kirnberger, Johann Philipp
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 pieces:
  1. Prelude and Fugue in C major, EngK 25
  2. Fugue in A minor, EngK 26
  3. Fugue in B-flat major, EngK 27
  4. Fugue in F minor, EngK 28
  5. Fugue in E-flat major, EngK 29
  6. Fugue in D major, EngK 30
  7. Fugue in D minor, EngK 31
  8. Fugue in C-sharp minor, EngK 32
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. after 1758
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Harpsichord, organ
Mss Sources D-WRha Mus.pr B 42 (19th century, fugue in B)
Mus.ms. 30196 (77 pieces, copied out by Poelchau and containing many or all of these 8 fugues)

Misc. Comments

The pieces were composed while he was music director to the Prussian Princess Anna Amalia from 1758 until his death. (see Wikipedia)