16 Trio Sonatas (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, n.d.(ca.1745-85)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach P 357
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Work Title 16 Trio Sonatas
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 16 trio sonatas:
  1. Trio Sonata in B minor, H.567 (Wq 143) for flute, violin and continuo
  2. Trio Sonata in D minor, H.569 (Wq 145) for flute, violin and continuo
  3. Trio Sonata in A major, H.570 (Wq 146) for flute, violin and continuo
  4. Trio Sonata in C major, H.571 (Wq 147) for flute, violin and continuo
  5. Trio Sonata in A minor, H.572 (Wq 148) for flute, violin and continuo
  6. Trio Sonata in C major, H.573 (Wq 149) for flute, violin and continuo
  7. Trio Sonata in E minor, H.577 (Wq 155) for 2 violins, continuo
  8. Flute Sonata in E major, H.506 (Wq 84) for flute and harpsichord obligato
  9. Trio Sonata in G major, H.583 (Wq 157) for 2 violins, continuo
  10. Trio Sonata in F major, H.588 (Wq 163) for bass recorder, viola, continuo
  11. Viola da Gamba Sonata in G minor, H.510 (Wq 88) for viola da gamba and obligato harpsichord
  12. Violin Sonata in F major, H.511 (Wq 75) for violin and obligato harpsichord
  13. Violin Sonata in B minor, H.512 (Wq 76) for violin and obligato harpsichord
  14. Trio Sonata in D major, H.575 (Wq 151) for flute, violin and continuo
  15. Violin Sonata in B-flat major, H.513 (Wq 77) for violin and obligato harpsichord
  16. Violin Sonata in C minor, H.514 (Wq 78) for violin and obligato harpsichord
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1740 ca.
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation flute, violin, continuo ; 2 violins, continuo ; flute and harpsichord obligato ; bass recorder, viola, continuo ; violin and obligato harpsichord ; viola da gamba and obligato harpsichord

Misc. Comments

A number of these sonatas exist in other versions for different instrumentation. Either one of the treble lines is taken by the right hand of the harpsichord, or vice versa. Some versions are given a different entry in the Helm and Wotquenne catalogues;

  • No.1-4 for violin and obligato harpsichord
  • No.6 = H.504 (Wq.73) for violin and obligato harpsichord
  • No.8 = H.580 (Wq.162) for 2 flutes, continuo
  • No.9 = H.581 (Wq.152) for flute, violin and continuo ; also H.508 (Wq.85) for flute and harpsichord obligato
  • No.10 = H.587 (Wq.189) for 2 violins, continuo ; also various others H.588/H.589/BWV Anh. III 187 for bassoon/cello, viola, continuo ; bass recorder, bassoon, violone (lost)
  • No.14 = H.505 (Wq.83) for flute and harpsichord obligato