Adagio in G major, BWV 968 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)



Sheet Music


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Peter (2007/5/10)

Editor Ernst Naumann (1832–1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 42
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLII.
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Innocente (2008/9/18)

Publisher. Info. Unidentified Publisher, n.d.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano Solo (Busoni)
See: Fantasia, Adagio e Fuga, BV B 37 (Busoni, Ferruccio)

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General Information

Work Title Adagio
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 968 ; BC L185
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 11
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1720?
First Publication. 1888 or earlier - Schuberth (NYC)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Clavier
Related Works This is an arrangement of the first movement of J.S. Bach's Violin Sonata No.3 in C major, BWV 1005. The attribution of the arrangement to J.S. Bach is considered doubtful.
Primary Sources D-B Bach P 218 (2b) (copy? by Johann Christoph Altnickol)

Misc. Comments

May have been published as early as 1866 (but by whom?).