Concerto for 2 Harpsichords in C major, BWV 1061 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Vangi (2020/3/21)

Performer Pages Robert Veyron-Lacroix (harpsichord)
Anne-Marie Beckensteiner (harpsichord)
Orchestre de chambre Jean-François Paillard (orchestra)
Jean-François Paillard (director)
Publisher Info. Erato, 1960.
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Early version, BWV 1061a

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Rechtsteiner (2017/7/27)

Editor Hans-Jörg Rechtsteiner (b. 1952)
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Misc. Notes Version for 2 harpsichords without accompaniment (= BWV 1061a) new edition
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Revised version, BWV 1061

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Peter (2006/12/05)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 21 (pp.37-80)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1874. Plate B.W. XXI.
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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 21 (pp.37-80)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1874. Plate B.W. XXI.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1234.
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Editor Russ Bartoli (b. 1951)
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Misc. Notes This score replaces the one previously uploaded, which was hard to read.
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Early version, BWV 1061a

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Jun T (2012/8/26)

Copyist Anna Magdalena Bach (1701-1760), additional contribtions
Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1732-33. (partial)
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Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. Bach St 139, Faszikel 1
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Editor Hans-Jörg Rechtsteiner (b. 1952)
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Revised version, BWV 1061

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Fynnjamin (2021/12/26)

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Editor Friedrich Conrad Griepenkerl (1782-1849)
First edition
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: C. F. Peters, n.d.[1846]. Plate 3027.
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Misc. Notes Griepenkerl's ed. first issued in September 1846 (Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1847), p.5).
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Editor Friedrich Conrad Griepenkerl (1782-1849)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Edition Peters, n.d.(ca.1900).
Reprinted New York: International Music Company, n.d. Plate 640.
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5 more: Harpsichord 2 solo • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos/Basses

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1895). Plate J.S.B. Orch.20.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1234.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos (Bartoli)

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5 more: Violin 1 • Violin 2 • Viola • Cello 1 • Cello 2

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Arranger Russ Bartoli (b. 1951)
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For 2 Pianos (Krause)

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Arranger Anton Krause (1834-1907)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate V.A. 568-569.
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General Information

Work Title Concerto for 2 Harpsichords
Alternative. Title Concerto a due cembali
Name Translations Concert per a dos clavecins en do major (Bach); Concerto pour deux clavecins BWV 1061
Authorities BNF: 139094530
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1061
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 78
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 3 movements:
I. [no tempo indication] (C major, 166 bars)
II. Adagio ovvero Largo (A minor, 68 bars)
III. Fuga. Vivace (C major, 140 bars)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1733–34
First Publication. 1846
Average DurationAvg. Duration 19-20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 2 harpsichords (BWV 1061a)
2 harpsichords, strings, continuo (BWV 1061)
Primary Sources Early version (BWV 1061a)
Revised version (BWV 1061)
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