Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C major, BWV 1061 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 21
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1874. Plate B.W. XXI.
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Early version, BWV 1061a

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Copyist Anna Magdalena Bach
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1732-33).
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Misc. Notes An earlier version (BWV 1061a) for 2 harpsichords without accompaniment; D B Mus. ms. Bach St 139, Faszikel 1
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For 2 Pianos (Griepenkerl)

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Arranger Friedrich Conrad Griepenkerl (1782-1849)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.(ca.1900).
Reprinted New York: International Music Company, n.d. Plate 640.
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Misc. Notes Griepenkerl's ed. first issued in late 1846 (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1847), p.5). Page 32 scanned from original Peters ed. Removed Peters plate number, etc. and inserted International edition number; changed pagination to match International reissue.
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Arranger Anton Krause (1834-1907)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate V.A. 568-569.
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General Information

Work Title Concerto for 2 Harpsichords
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Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1061
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
I. [no tempo indication]
II. Adagio ovvero Largo
III. Fuga. Vivace
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1733–34
First Publication. 1846
Average DurationAvg. Duration 19 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Solo: 2 harpsichords
Orchestra: 2 violins, viola, continuo

Misc. Comments

  • An earlier version of this concerto also exists for 2 harpsichords without accompaniment (= BWV 1061a).

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The Six Brandenburg Concertos Harpsichord Concertos
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Oboe Concertos Concertos for various instruments