Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 850 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Performer Pages Luis Kolodin (Piano)
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Lekro (2013/12/6)

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Misc. Notes Source and alternative formats:
From an album featuring a Flemish harpsichord on Pandora Records. Ogg Vorbis files can be found here.

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The harpsichord is copied from a one manual instrument built by Hans Moerman in Antwerp (1584). It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston (1963). The working plans of the instrument used are due to Lutz Bungart of the Instrument workshop. It was built in the the early seventies by Al Goldstein when he was the partner of Lutz. The instrument has 2 manuals in the usual dispostion of 8x8x4.
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Performer Pages Kimiko Ishizaka (piano)
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Misc. Notes From Kimiko Ishizaka's Open Well-Tempered Clavier. Master tracks available here.

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Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
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Misc. Notes Recorded September 2016 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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Jürgen Noll (2013/4/4)

Performer Pages Jürgen Noll (Piano)
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Lucas-coelho (2021/7/18)

Performer Pages Glenn Gould (piano)
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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1733-40).
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Præludium (No.1)

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Fuga (No.2)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Addfilenum[1]

For Violin and Piano (Hermann)
See: Palaestra by Ernst Heim, Vol.4a No.45
For 2 Pianos (Besseling)

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General Information

Work Title Prelude and Fugue No.5 in D major
Alternative. Title Praeludium et Fuga a 4 voci
Name Translations Präludium und Fuge D-Dur BWV 850; Prélude et fugue en ré majeur (BWV 850); Preludi i fuga en re major, BWV 850; Прелюдия и фуга ре мажор, BWV 850; Prelúdium a Fúga D dur BWV 850
Authorities WorldCat; Wikipedia; VIAF: 210952008; GND: 300629400; BNF: 13944846f
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 850 ; BC L 84
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 515
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements:
  1. Præludium
  2. Fuga
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (No.5)
First Publication. 1801
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
Related Works Prelude and Fughetta in D major, BWV 850a (Early Version)
Manuscript Sources Bach Digital (source list)
External Links Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)

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