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



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Copyist Johann Christoph Altnikol (1720–1759)
Publisher. Info. 6 Keyboard Works (pp.18-20)
Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1750).
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Bach P 218 (2b)
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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 42 (pp.27-28)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und HΓ€rtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLII.
Reprinted Unidentified Publisher, n.d. (#22074)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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

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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 Adagio (46 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1720
First Publication. 1866?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Related Works Violin Sonata No.3 in C major, BWV 1005 (1st movement).
Extra Information Arrangement of the first movement of BWV 1005, which is 1 measure longer. The attribution of this arrangement to Bach is considered doubtful.

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