6 Harpsichord Sonatas, Wq.48 (Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel)

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 Complete Score
#283887 - 1.44MB, 38 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 3265x

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Irishmaestro (2013/6/8)

PMLP09326-CPE Bach - Prussian Sonatas (FE).pdf

First edition

Publisher Info.:

Nuremberg: Balthasar Schmid, n.d.[1742]


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 Complete Score
#03751 - 2.99MB, 38 pp. -  4.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- C*/V*/V* - 9092x

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NachoBA (2007/2/16)


Rudolf Steglich (1886-1976)

Publisher Info.:

Nagel's Musik-Archiv, No.6, 15
Hannover: Adolph Nagel's Verlag, 1927.

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Kassel: Bärenreiter, n.d. BA 6539


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Reprinted by Kalmus/Belwin/Warner/Alfred


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Sonata in F major, Wq.48.1 / H.24
  • Mark Hopwood, piano (Piano Society)
I. Poco allegro
II. Andante
III. Vivace

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General Information

Work Title 6 Harpsichord Sonatas
Alternative Title Sei sonate per cembalo, che all'Augusta Maesta di Federico II, re di Prussia D.D.D.
Composer Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
Opus/Catalogue Number Wq.48 ; H.24 to 29
Movements/Sections 6 sonatas:
  1. Sonata in F major, H.24
  2. Harpsichord Sonata in B-flat major, H.25
  3. Sonata in E major, H.26
  4. Sonata in C minor, H.27
  5. Sonata in C major, H.28
  6. Sonata in A major, H.29
Year/Date of Composition 1740–42
First Publication 1742
Composer Time Period Classical
Piece Style Classical
Instrumentation Harpsichord

Misc. Comments

Editor died in 1976. Clean edition, I hope... (Dover has republished the Farrenc edition of these works.) Dates 1740 etc. from Dover edition table of contents. (Schissel)

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