Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
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Morel (2009/3/27)

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Hobbypianist (2007/6/13)

Arranger Ferruccio Busoni (1866–1924)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1900). Plate E.B. 1371.
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Arranger Alfred Cortot (1877-1962)
Publisher. Info. Lausanne: Fœtisch, (1948), 1976. Plate F. 7442 F.
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Aggelos (2011/3/17)

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Generoso (2012/1/21)

Editor G. M. Kogan
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Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzgiz, 1937. Plate M. 15249 Г.
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General Information

Work Title Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 565 ; BC.J37
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Bach's authorship of this work is disputed. One possible alternative author is Johann Peter Kellner; see below, Comments

Misc. Comments

  • As Kellner was 3 years old in 1708, composition date should be regarded as quite uncertain really - Schissel  
  • It may be that the Toccata and Fugue is based on an improvisation by Bach and noted down by one of his students.
  • On the other hand, Grove Music does not consider this to be doubtful, although it has quite an extensive list of doubtful and spurious organ and keyboard works.

Organ Works by Johann Sebastian Bach