French Suite No.3 in B minor, BWV 814 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)



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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 45.2 (pp.100-05)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1895. Plate B.W. XLV(2).
Misc. Notes Corrected edition of the score in Band 13.2
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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V. Klavier- und Lautenwerke, Band 8. Die 6 Französischen Suiten / 2 Suiten a-Moll u. Es-Dur (pp.20-29, 82-91)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1980. Plate BA 5166/DVfM 8074.
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Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Page size is 9 x 12 inches. Note: This edition was published separately and not officially part of the Neue Bach-Ausgabe. See edition number BA 5053 (when it gets posted on this page in the future) is the official edition number of the NBA.
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Publisher. Info. Album Musica, No.61
Paris: Pierre Lafitte, 1907.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Violin and Cello (Bartoli)

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General Information

Work Title French Suite No.3 in B minor
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 814 ; BC L 21
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 172
Key B minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 movements:
  1. Allemande
  2. Courante
  3. Sarabande
  4. Menuet - Trio
  5. Anglaise
  6. Gigue
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722
First Publication. 1802-03 in 6 French Suites (No.3)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article (French Suites)

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See Also
List of Intermediate Piano Repertoire

Keyboard Works by Johann Sebastian Bach
French Overture, BWV 831
Italian Concerto, BWV 971