Talk:Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)


These are all negative! -Funper 09:45, 6 December 2006 (EST)

Yes... and it's entirely my fault. I was recompressing the BWV files last night (every file which had BWV in its name that is) and forgot to check them after the script completed. I'm uploading the backup copy right now. --Feldmahler 12:36, 6 December 2006 (EST)

Update: Fixed :) --Feldmahler 15:31, 6 December 2006 (EST)

e-flat score for Fuge VIII

Hello. I have seen a score for the Fuge VIII written with the e-flat scale. I have since lost it. Does anybody know where I can find it? Hillgentleman 23:39, 5 September 2008 (EDT)

     It's a few years later - but there are a few E-flat minor versions of this here, actually - if you are still here and still looking for it:

  ed. Czerny (p. 35):

  ed. Czerny (page numbers not visible on pages, but 39th page of file):

  ed. Busoni (p. 50):

  ed. Busoni (p. 50):

     I believe the D-sharp minor version is as Bach wrote it, though. Is there a reason you prefer the E-flat minor version?

     It does make me wonder why some editors (seemingly Czerny and Busoni the main ones) feel a need to make changes of this sort. I have also seen the C-sharp major Prelude and Fugue in this book re-edited into D-flat major, although not in these editions.

Whose manuscript?

I am doubtful that the first set of scans is really JS Bach's manuscript. The handwriting is completely different from known Bach manuscripts, and from the autograph samples provided from the Bach-Gesellschaft edition. I believe it must be a hand-written copy made by a pupil or fellow musician of JSB. --Sphaerenklang 19:47, 26 June 2011 (UTC)