Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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For Keyboard (Composer)

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Lekro (2013/12/6)

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Lekro (2013/12/6)

Performer Pages Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)
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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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Keygs (2012/3/10)

Performers Paulo Elpidio A. Sampaio, piano
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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

Performer Pages Kimiko Ishizaka (piano)
Publisher Info. North Hampton: Navona Records, 2015.
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Misc. Notes From Kimiko Ishizaka's Open Well-Tempered Clavier. Master tracks available here.

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Lumineux (2016/7/1)

Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
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Misc. Notes Recorded June 2016 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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For 4 Recorders (Eijkhout)

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VictorEijkhout (2014/8/10)

Performer Pages Victor Eijkhout (recorders)
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wrshannon (2012/3/28)

Performers Roland Lopes
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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For Viols (Watanabe)

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wrshannon (2011/11/7)

Performers 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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Rdtennent (2014/11/6)

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Sheet Music

Scores

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Ivdruiz (2010/10/15)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript copy, n.d.(ca.1733-40).
D B Mus. ms. Bach P 202 (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek)
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Feldmahler (2006/11/26)

Editor Franz Kroll (1820–1877)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 14
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1866. Plate B.W. XIV.
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Funper (2006/6/09)

Editor Carl Czerny (1791–1857)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1893. Plate 11015.
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Pre fug1.pdf

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Gcjdavid (2016/6/3)

Editor Louis Oesterle (1854-1932)
Publisher. Info. New York: Schirmer, 1898. Plate 10364r.
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Editor Roland Lopes
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Pierre Gouin (2012/5/25)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2012
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Misc. Notes Urtext keyboard score.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Violin and Piano (Yokoyama)

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Prelude

For 3 Recorders (Tennent)

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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 Mondrup Recorder Collection.
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For Guitar solo (Manger)

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Arranger Bernhard Manger
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Misc. Notes Transposed to D-Major and simplified.
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For Violin (Lévêcque)
See: 3 Etudes Gymnastiques, Op.27, by Emile Lévêcque
For Violin (Zolnowski)

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Fugue

For 4 Recorders (Eijkhout)

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Arranger Victor Eijkhout
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Arranger Pablo Fernández Rojas
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For 4 Viols (Watanabe)

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Arranger Hitoshi Watanabe
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General Information

Work Title Prelude and Fugue No.1 in C major, BWV 846
Alternative. Title Praeludium et Fuga a quattro voci
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 846
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I (No.1)
First Publication. 1801
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation clavier (keyboard)
Mss Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)