Pastorale in F major, BWV 590 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)



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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 38 (pp.135-42)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVIII.
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Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie IV, Band 7 (pp.122-29)
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For Piano 4 hands (Gleichauf)

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Arranger Franz Xaver Gleichauf (1801-1856)
Publisher. Info. Orgel-Compositionen, Band I (pp.16-17)
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For Piano (Lipatti)

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Arranger Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950)
Publisher. Info. London: Schott, 1953. Plate 5749.
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General Information

Work Title Pastorale in F major
Alternative. Title Pastorella in F
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 590 ; BC J 81
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 469
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 sections:
  1. [Alla Siciliana]
  2. [Allemande]
  3. [Aria]
  4. [Alla Gigue]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1720? after
First Publication. 1845? – Compositionen für die Orgel - Leipzig: Edition Peters
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
Manuscript Sources Bach Digital (source list)
Extra Information First movement incomplete. The autograph is lost. Peter Williams (The Organ Music of J. S. Bach, from p.196) gives the following - "Complete in P 287 (J P Kellner, after 1727?); also, via CPE Bach (P290, P277?, Am.B59?), and [a] lost MS used in Peters I; first movement only [survives] in copies via Kittel(?)" (note: the Darmstadt digitized collection, of works by JS and CPE Bach, is possibly one of the above - P290, P277 or Am.B59?).

There are other works where Williams mentions the possibility that Griepenkerl may have used a now-lost source in preparing his edition. Similarly, whilst Wilhelm Rust was editing several volumes for the Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, it is likely that he used sources now lost. However, other issues arise with traits of Rust's editing.

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