Inventions and Sinfonias, BWV 772-801 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Carolus (2017/1/4)

Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1720-23.
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 610.
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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1723
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Squin (2010/4/28)

Copyist H.G.M. Darnköhler
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1745-55).
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Misc. Notes Toulouse Municipal Library (F-TLm): Res. Mus. B 561.
Introduction in German with Clavierbüchlein text, Johann Sebastian and Wilhelm Friedmann Bach autographs. Copyist's name on f.17 front Conforms to first manuscript in BWV. Dating: Musikforschunginstitut Berlin
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Carolus (2017/1/4)

Editor Carl Czerny (1791–1857)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1903. Plate 7158.
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Work Title Inventions and Sinfonias
Alternative. Title 30 Two and Three-Part Inventions; Auffrichtige Anleitung
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 772-801
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 15 inventions, 15 sinfonias:
  1. Invention in C major, BWV 772
  2. Invention in C minor, BWV 773
  3. Invention in D major, BWV 774
  4. Invention in D minor, BWV 775
  5. Invention in E-flat major, BWV 776
  6. Invention in E major, BWV 777
  7. Invention in E minor, BWV 778
  8. Invention in F major, BWV 779
  9. Invention in F minor, BWV 780
  10. Invention in G major, BWV 781
  11. Invention in G minor, BWV 782
  12. Invention in A major, BWV 783
  13. Invention in A minor, BWV 784
  14. Invention in B-flat major, BWV 785
  15. Invention in B minor, BWV 786
  1. Sinfonia in C major, BWV 787
  2. Sinfonia in C minor, BWV 788
  3. Sinfonia in D major, BWV 789
  4. Sinfonia in D minor, BWV 790
  5. Sinfonia in E-flat major, BWV 791
  6. Sinfonia in E major, BWV 792
  7. Sinfonia in E minor, BWV 793
  8. Sinfonia in F major, BWV 794
  9. Sinfonia in F minor, BWV 795
  10. Sinfonia in G major, BWV 796
  11. Sinfonia in G minor, BWV 797
  12. Sinfonia in A major, BWV 798
  13. Sinfonia in A minor, BWV 799
  14. Sinfonia in B-flat major, BWV 800
  15. Sinfonia in B minor, BWV 801
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1720-23
First Publication. 1801
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
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Mss Sources Bach Digital (P 610)
External Links Wikipedia article

Misc. Comments

Titelblatt: Auffrichtige Anleitung Wormit denen Liebhabern des Clavires besonders aber denen Lehrbegierigen, eine deüt,, liche Art gezeiget wird, nicht alleine (1) mit 2 Stimmen reine spielen zu lernen, sondern auch beÿ weiteren pro,/ greßen auch (2) mit dreÿen obligaten Partien richtig und wohl zu verfahren, anbeÿ auch zugleich gute inventio, nes nicht alleine zu bekommen, sondern auch selbige wohl durchzuführen, am allermeisten aber eine cantable Art im Spielen zu erlangen, und darneben einen starcken Vorschmack von der Composition zu über, kommen. Verfertiget von Joh: Seb: Bach. Hochf. Anhalt-Cöthenischen Capellmeister. Anno Christi 1723.