Concerto in B minor, BWV 979 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 42 (pp.108-18)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLII.
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Editor Karl Heller (b. 1935)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V, Band 11 (pp.64-78)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1997. Plate BA 5088.

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General Information

Work Title Keyboard Concerto in B minor
Alternative. Title Concerto No.8 in b
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 979 ; BC L 196
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 969
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Allegro -
  2. Adagio -
  3. Allegro - Adagio -
  4. Andante -
  5. Adagio
  6. Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1713–14
First Publication. 1850 as part of the 16 Konzerte nach verschiedenen Meistern (No.8)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Manuscript Sources Bach Digital (source list)
Extra Information Previously thought to be after a Violin Concerto in D minor by Torelli. Recently identified as Violin Concerto in D minor, RV 813, by Antonio Vivaldi.

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Keyboard Works by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Italian Concerto, BWV 971