English Suite No.1 in A major, BWV 806 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Carolus (2010/11/14)

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Carolus (2010/11/14)

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Carolus (2010/11/14)

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Carolus (2010/11/14)

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Carolus (2010/11/14)

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Carolus (2010/11/14)

Performer Pages Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)
Publisher Info. Pandora Records/Al Goldstein Archive
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Misc. Notes Source and alternative formats:
From an album featuring a Flemish harpsichord on Pandora Records. Ogg Vorbis files can be found here.

Instrument used:
The harpsichord is copied from a one manual instrument built by Hans Moerman in Antwerp (1584). It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston (1963). The working plans of the instrument used are due to Lutz Bungart of the Instrument workshop. It was built in the the early seventies by Al Goldstein when he was the partner of Lutz. The instrument has 2 manuals in the usual dispostion of 8x8x4.
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wrshannon (2011/11/7)

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Performers Hitoshi Watanabe
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Misc. Notes Transposed to G major. These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection, and are also included in the Bach for Viols.
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Sheet Music

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Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

Editor Ernst Naumann (1832–1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 45.1
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLV(1).
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Misc. Notes Corrected version of the edition in Band 13.2
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BWV0806.pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

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wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

ZIP typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

Arranger Hitoshi Watanabe
Publisher. Info. Hitoshi Watanabe
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Misc. Notes Transposed from A major to G major
These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection, and are also included in the Bach for Viols.
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WIMA.9306-Prelude BWV806.pdf

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wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

PDF typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

ZIP typeset by Hitoshi Watanabe
wrshannon (2011/9/22)

Arranger Hitoshi Watanabe
Publisher. Info. Hitoshi Watanabe
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection, and are also included in the Bach for Viols.
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WIMA.3929-Allemande BWV806.pdf
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General Information

Work Title English Suite No.1, BWV 806
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 806 ; BC L13
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9 movements
  1. Prelude
  2. Allemande
  3. Courante I
  4. Courante II
  5. Double I
  6. Double II
  7. Sarabande
  8. Bourée I and II
  9. Gigue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1715-20
First Publication. 1805-13 in 6 English Suites, BWV 806-811 (No.1)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Harpsichord
Mss Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article (6 English Suites)