Sinfonia in F major, BWV 1046a (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Ambox notice.pngThis work was previously catalogued as BWV 1071



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Copyist Christian Friedrich Penzel (1737-1801)
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1760).
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B): Mus. ms. Bach P 1061
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Editor Alfred Dörffel (1821-1905)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 31.1
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1885. Plate B.W. XXXI (1).
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Editor Heinrich Besseler (1900-1969)
Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie VII. Orchesterwerke,
Band 2. Sechs Brandenburgische Konzerte (pp.223-42)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1956. Plate BA (DVfM) 5005.
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General Information

Work Title Sinfonia
Alternative. Title
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1046a (formerly BWV 1071)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 595
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 movements:
I. [no tempo indication]
II. Adagio
III. Menuetto
IV. Trio
V. Menuetto [repetition of III]
VI. Trio
VII. Menuetto [repetition of III]
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1718
First Publication. 1885
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation orchestra
InstrDetail 3 oboes, bassoon, 2 horns, strings, continuo

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