Fugue in A major, H.101 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)




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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1800)
Misc. Notes Title-page carries the addition "Possessor J.N. Gebhardi"
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Publisher. Info. No.4 in VI Fugen für das Clavier
Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1807-25).
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus.ms. 30380 (4)
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See also: Clavierstücke (Marpurg, Friedrich Wilhelm), Sammlung 1, No.2

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Work Title Fugue in A major
Alternative. Title Fuga ex A maj; à 3 voc ; Fuge A Dur zu 3 Stimmen
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. H.101 ; Wq.119/4
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ICB 50
Key A major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 (Allegretto)
First Publication. 1757, Marpurgs Raccolta II
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Keyboard
External Links CPE Bach- the Complete Works: The Organ Music (PDF)

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Also republished in 1822 as part of "Six fugues pour le piano forte" along with also the fugues in 1. D minor [H. 99, Wq. 119, no. 2] -- 2. G minor [H. 101.5, Wq. 119, no. 5] -- 3. E♭ major [H. 102, Wq. 119, no. 6] -- 4. F major [H. 100, Wq. 119, no. 3] -- 5. C minor [H. 75.5, Wq. 119, no. 7].

(Helm notes that there is no evidence that this compilation was authorized by the composer at any point, however.)

CPEBach.org gives 1757 for the date of publication of this work, in Marburg's Raccolta II. (Organ music, preface, page xv, preface available online.)