Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 851 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Recordings

For Keyboard (Composer)

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Lekro (2013/12/6)

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Lekro (2013/12/6)

Performer Pages Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)
Publisher Info. Pandora Records/Al Goldstein Archive
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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.

Instrument used:
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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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

Performer Pages Kimiko Ishizaka (piano)
Publisher Info. North Hampton: Navona Records, 2015.
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Misc. Notes From Kimiko Ishizaka's Open Well-Tempered Clavier. Master tracks available here.

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Lumineux (2016/9/15)

Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
Publisher Info. Peter Bradley-Fulgoni
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Misc. Notes Recorded September 2016 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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Lucas-coelho (2021/7/18)

Performer Pages Glenn Gould (piano)
Publisher Info. Columbia Masterworks, 1963. MS 6408.
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Misc. Notes Source: Internet Archive
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Prelude

For Keyboard (Castellone)

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Reccmo (2012/3/5)

Publisher Info. Davide Castellone
Performers Synthesized MIDI
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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Sheet Music

Scores

Complete

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Ivdruiz (2010/10/15)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1733-40).
D B Mus. ms. Bach P 202 (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek)
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Misc. Notes See the page for the complete volume for copyist details.
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Feldmahler (2006/11/26)

Editor Franz Kroll (1820-1877)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 14 (pp.22-25)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1866. Plate B.W. XIV.
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Funper (2006/6/09)

Editor Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1893. Plate 11015.
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Harryr (2019/7/21)

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Harryr (2019/7/21)

Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie V, Band 6.1 (pp.28-31)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1989. Plate BA 5070.
URTEXT EDITION 

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Misc. Notes A4 pages, 600 dpi scan with stamp added showing the printed source.
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Fugalicious (2022/11/17)

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Editor Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. The Well-Tempered Clavier I (pp.28–31; 124–125)
Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1989. Plate BA 5191.
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Misc. Notes 600 dpi. Urtext edition without fingerings, based on the Neue Bach-Ausgabe. All annotations are from historical sources.
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Nunkomm (2022/1/17)

Editor Evgeniy E. Moshkin (b. 1984)
Publisher. Info. Evgeniy E. Moshkin, 2022.
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Reccmo (2012/3/5)

Editor Davide Castellone
Publisher. Info. Davide Castellone
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Editor Kyle Rother (b. 1988)
Publisher. Info. Kyle Rother, 2017.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For 2 Pianos (Besseling)

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Arranger Peter Besseling (b. 1953)
Publisher. Info. Peter Besseling, 2016.
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Prelude

For Piano and Harmonium (Reinhard)

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/8/12)

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/8/12)

Arranger August Reinhard (1831–1912)
Publisher. Info. Duo-Album. Sammlung auserlesener Stücke für Harmonium und Klavier
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, n.d.(ca.1900). Plate 8496
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Misc. Notes 600dpi monochrome.
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For Harp or Piano, Violin and Harmonium or Organ (Poenitz)
See: Meditation on the 6th Prelude of The Well-Tempered Clavier I by Franz Poenitz


Fugue

For 3 Bassoons (Zehar)

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Uranux (2019/6/23)

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Uranux (2019/6/23)

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Uranux (2019/6/23)

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Uranux (2019/6/23)

Arranger Farid Zehar
Publisher. Info. Farid Zehar, 2011.
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General Information

Work Title Prelude and Fugue No.6 in D minor
Alternative. Title Praeludium et Fuga a 3 voci
Name Translations Präludium und Fuge d-Moll BWV 851; Prélude et fugue en ré mineur (BWV 851); Прелюдия и фуга ре минор, BWV 851
Name Aliases BWV851
Authorities Wikipedia; GND: 1047551217; BNF: 13944847s
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 851
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 518
Key D minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 movements:
  1. Praeludium
  2. Fuga
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (No.6)
First Publication. 1801
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation clavier (keyboard)
External Links Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)
Bach Digital (source list)

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