Keyboard Quintet in D major, W.B 76 (Bach, Johann Christian)




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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Arranger Walter Kraft, continuo realization
Editor Rolf Ermeler (fl.1928-1982)
Publisher. Info. Hortus Musicus, No.42
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1944.
Misc. Notes 1944 preface (first page) should perhaps have been removed though?
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General Information

Work Title Quintett D-Dur für Querflöte, Oboe, Violine, Violoncelle und Obligates Cembalo
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Christian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. W.B 76 ; Op.22 No.1 ; Op.19b No.1; TerB 304/6?
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements.
  1. Allegro
  2. Andantino
  3. Allegro assai
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1780 ca.?
First Publication. 1785 or earlier
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Flute, Oboe, Violin, Cello, Harpsichord/Piano
Related Works 2 Quintets, Op.22 (W.B 76-77) (Bach, Johann Christian)
Mss Sources Abschrift B-Bc 6376 (1790s?; formerly in Westphal's possession; now at Brussels library)
D-Kll C Yw 17 (1780ca. - harpsichord part only, abschrift?, Schleswig-Holsteinische Library Kiel) (Gives the work Op.11 No.6?)

Misc. Comments

Published, along with B.66, 77, 78 (sextet), ca.(in?) 1785 by London: J.C. Luther (see WorldCat.)

RISM gives this Op.11 No.6 even though the 6th of the Op.11 quintets as we have them (W.B 75) is a quite different work (compare the openings of the violin parts - F - E D D G F E D C C WB 75; here F A F G E F. Odd, odd...)