Fantasia and Imitation in B minor, BWV 563 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Bach's authorship of this work is disputed.





See: Récital d’orgue Walter Kraft (CDN P.892)


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General Information

Work Title Fantasia and Imitation
Alternative. Title Fantasia und lmitatio
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 563 ; BC J 43
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 150
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections:
  1. Fantasia
  2. Imitatio
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1707
First Publication. 1881?
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
Extra Information This work is spurious. The true composer is unknown. Is Fantasia ò Invenzione the same work, arranged for keyboard and published in 1843 by Edition Peters?

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