Ouverture nach Französischer Art, BWV 831 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Copyist Anna Magdalena Bach
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1733), corrections and titles
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Misc. Notes Manuscript copy of an early version in C minor (BWV 831a), kept in the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin [D-B Mus. ms. Bach P 226, Faszikel 9]. Notes are in the hand of Anna Magdalena Bach, titles and corrections are in the hand of J.S. Bach.
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Editor First edition
Engraver Balthasar Schmid and Johann Gotthilf Ziegler
Publisher. Info. Nuremberg: Christoph Weigel, n.d.[1735].
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Misc. Notes Also contains Italian Concerto, BWV 971.
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Editor Carl Ferdinand Becker (1804–1877)
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.(ca.1960).
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.(ca.1990). Plate 15165.
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Editor Ole Vedel Villumsen
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Misc. Notes Early C minor version BWV 831a
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Work Title Ouvertüre nach französischer Art
Alternative. Title Overture in the French Style
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 831a ; BWV 831 ; Op.2
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 458
Key C minor ; rev. B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 11 movements:
  1. Ouverture
  2. Courante
  3. Gavotte I
  4. Gavotte II
  5. Passepied I
  6. Passepied II
  7. Sarabande
  8. Bourrée I
  9. Bourrée II
  10. Gigue'
  11. Echo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1733 (watermark between 1727 and 1731) ; rev. 1735
First Publication. 1735 (No.2 in Clavier-Übung II)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Clavier

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  • There exists an earlier version of this work, in the key of C minor (= BWV 831a)