6 French Suites, BWV 812-817 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Ambox notice.png This page is only for complete editions and multiple selections from the collection here. For arrangements, new editions, and the like see (or create) separate pages for individual works linked in the General Information section below.

Contents

Performances

Naxos

Search key:

Javascript not enabled.

Sheet Music

Scores

Complete

PDF scanned by D-B
Irishmaestro (2013/12/14)

Copyist Bernhard Christian Kayser (1705–1758)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1720-39).
Copyright
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach P 418. Previously thought to be an autograph ("Rust-Wagenersches Autograph"). Also contains a Minuet in B minor by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by PL-LZu
piupianissimo (2010/5/7)

Editor Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
Publisher. Info. Compositions pour le Pianoforte, Liv.7 (pp.48-85)
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.[1841]. Plate 2748.
Copyright
Misc. Notes Originally scanned at 300dpi grayscale, converted to 600dpi monocrome.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Peter (2007/5/28)

Editor Franz Espagne (1828—1878)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 13.2 (pp.87-127)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1865. Plate B.W. XIII (2).
Copyright
Misc. Notes See below for corrected edition
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/15)

Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 45.2 (pp.87-127)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLV (2).
Copyright
Misc. Notes Corrected versions of the scores in Band 13.2
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Benedict (2013/1/7)

Editor Egon Petri (1881-1962)
Translator Mevanwy Roberts, English text
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1918. Plate 27454.
Reprinted Joh. Seb. Bach: Klavierwerke, Band VI (with English translation)
Leipzig: Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d. Plate E.B. 4306.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Unknown
Worov (2010/4/29)

Editor Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
Friedrich Conrad Griepenkerl (1742-1849)
Friedrich August Roitzsch (1805-1889)
S. Didenko, revisions
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.
Reprinted Moscow: Muzyka, n.d.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2017/9/10)

Editor Edwin Fischer (1886-1960)
Publisher. Info. Copenhagen: Wilhelm Hansen, No.3949, 1955. Plate 27252.
Copyright
Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Page size is 8.37 x 11.87 inches.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2017/11/10)

PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2017/11/9)

PDF scanned by Sallen112
Sallen112 (2017/11/9)

Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Translator Tilden A. Russell, preface
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V. Klavier- und Lautenwerke
Band 8. Die sechs Französischen Suiten / Zwei Suiten a-Moll und Es-Dur (pp.1-126)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1980. Plate BA 5166/DVfM 8074.
URTEXT EDITION 
This “urtext” or “scholarly” (scientific) edition was published at least 25 years ago in Germany and thus is public domain in its country of origin. Such editions are also public domain in Canada because they fail to meet the minimum ‘threshold of originality’ to qualify for copyright as an ‘adaptation’. It may not be public domain elsewhere, however. More information about this can be found here.
Please obey the copyright laws of your country. IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of downloading files that are not in the public domain in your country.
Copyright
Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Page size is 9 x 12 inches. Note: This edition was published separately and not officially part of the Neue Bach-Ausgabe. See edition number BA 5053 (when it gets posted on this page in the future) is the official edition number of the NBA.
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Selections

PDF scanned by Unknown
Peter (2007/1/18)

Editor Ernst Naumann (1832–1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 36 (pp.234-37)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1890. Plate B.W. XXXVI.
Copyright
Purchase
Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title 6 French Suites
Alternative. Title Französische Suiten
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 812-817 ; BC L 19–24
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 176
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 suites:
  1. French Suite No.1 in D minor, BWV 812
  2. French Suite No.2 in C minor, BWV 813
  3. French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814
  4. French Suite No.4 in E-flat major, BWV 815
  5. French Suite No.5 in G major, BWV 816
  6. French Suite No.6 in E major, BWV 817
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722–25?
First Publication. 1802-03 - Leipzig: C.F. Peters (ed. Forkel)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
External Links Wikipedia article
VIAF