Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV 556 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Authorship Note
Bach's authorship of this work is doubtful, see collection page for details.




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Ralph Looij (2023/3/2)

Performer Pages Ralph Looij (organ)
Publisher Info. Ralph Looij, 2023.
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Sheet Music


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Sallen112 (2021/10/18)

Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 38 (pp.33-35)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVIII.
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Editor Pierre Gouin - Contact
Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2007, 2012.
Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
Urtext edition.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano (Ekman)

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Aggelos (2011/3/27)

Arranger Karl Ekman (1869-1947)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Anton J. Benjamin, 1928.
Co-issue - Helsinki: Fazerin Musiikkikauppa, 1928. Plate F.M. 2246.
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General Information

Work Title Prelude and Fugue in F major
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 556 ; BC J 31
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 977
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections:
  1. Praeludium (58 bars)
  2. Fuga (29 bars)
First Publication. 1852 in 8 Kleine Präludien und Fugen (No.4)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
Manuscript Sources Bach Digital (source list)

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