Fugue in B-flat major, BWV 954 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)



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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 42 (pp.50-54)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und HΓ€rtel, 1894. Plate B.W. XLII.
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Editor Karl Heller (b. 1935)
Publisher. Info. 2 Sonaten und eine Fuge, No.3
Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V, Band 11 (pp.200-06)
Kassel: BΓ€renreiter Verlag, 1997. Plate BA 5088.

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General Information

Work Title Fugue
Alternative. Title Fuge ; Fuge on a Theme by Johann Adam Reinken
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 954 ; BC L 163
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 198
Key B-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 fuga
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1730?
First Publication. 1880
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Manuscript Sources Bach Digital (source list)
Extra Information Based on the theme of the Allegro of the Sonata No.2 from Hortus Musicus by Johann Adam Reincken (1687). According to Schulenberg (2013) (p.68), preserved in a single copy by an unidentified copyist, who failed to name the composer- however the style strongly implies Bach.

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