8 Kleine Präludien und Fugen, BWV 553-560 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 38 (pp.23-47)
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Arranger Isidore Russ (1909-?)
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Publisher. Info. New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, 1951. Plate Catalog A1004.
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Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 555

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Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 558

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Work Title 8 Short Preludes and Fugues
Alternative. Title 8 Kleine Präludien und Fugen
Name Translations Eight Short Preludes and Fugues; Acht kleine Preludes en Fuga's; Acht kleine Präludien und Fugen; Huit petits préludes et fugues
Name Aliases Acht kleine preludes en fuga's
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 179428019; LCCN: n82043174; GND: 300010788; BNF: 13909675v
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 553–560 ; BC.J28–J35
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 348
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 8 preludes and fugues:
  1. Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 553
  2. Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 554
  3. Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 555 (possibly) by Johann Ludwig Krebs
  4. Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV 556
  5. Prelude and Fugue in G major. BWV 557
  6. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 558 (possibly) by Johann Ludwig Krebs
  7. Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 559
  8. Prelude and Fugue in B major, BWV 560 (possibly) by Johann Ludwig Krebs
First Publication. 1852 or earlier? – Leipzig: Peters
Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1852), p.185
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
External Links Wikipedia article (German)
Extra Information see below
  • "It can be presumed today that Johann Sebastian Bach did not compose the "eight." Unfortunately, it has not yet been possible to identify the composer" (Library of Congress)
  • "Bach’s Eight Short Preludes and Fugues bwv553–60 have also been attributed to both Tobias and Ludwig [Krebs]; on stylistic grounds neither seems likely." (Hugh J. McLean. "Krebs." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online)

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