List of works by Johann Christian Bach

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"W" numbers for works are cited from: Ernest Warburton, Johann Christian Bach. Thematic catalog (New York: Garland Publishing, 1999)

Contents

Keyboard Works

Chamber Music

Orchestral Works

Oratorios

  • W.D1 – Gioas, re di Giuda
  • W.DInc1 – Chorus for Piccinni's The Death of Abel (lost)
  • W.DInc2 – Choruses for Pergolesi's Stabat Mater (lost)

Liturgical Works

  • W.E1 – Kyrie in D major (lost)
  • W.E2 – Kyrie in D major
  • W.E3 – Gloria in D major
  • W.E4 – Gloria in G major
  • W.E5 – Credo in C major
  • W.E6 – Invitatorium in F major
  • W.E7 – Lectio del officio per gli morti I
  • W.E8 – Lectio del officio per gli morti II
  • W.E9 – Lectio del officio per gli morti III
  • W.E10 – Miserere in B major
  • W.E11 – Ingresso e Kyrie della Messa de Morti in C minor
  • W.E12Dies Irae in C minor
  • W.E13 – Domine ad adjuvandum in D major
  • W.E14 – Domine ad adjuvandum in G major
  • W.E15 – Dixit Dominus in D major
  • W.E16 – Confitebor tibi Domine in E major
  • W.E17 – Beatus vir in F major
  • W.E18 – Laudate pueri in E major
  • W.E19 – Laudate pueri in G major
  • W.E20 – Magnificat a 8 in C major (unfinished)
  • W.E21 – Magnificat a 8 in C major
  • W.E22 – Magnificat a 4 in C major
  • W.E23 – Salve Regina in E major
  • W.E24 – Salve Regina in F major
  • W.E25 – Tantum ergo in F major
  • W.E26 – Tantum ergo in G major
  • W.E27 – Te Deum a 8 in D major (incomplete)
  • W.E28 – Te Deum a 4 in D major

Sacred Works

  • W.F1 – Pater Noster a 8 (lost)
  • W.F2 – Attendite mortales in A minor
  • W.F3 – Larvae tremendae in D major
  • W.F4a – Si nocte tenebrosa in G minor "for Raaf"
  • W.F4b – Si nocte tenebrosa in G minor "for Pompili"
  • W.F5 – Let the solemn organs blow in D major
  • W.FInc1 – Motet a 2 (lost)
  • W.FInc2 – Motet a 3 (lost)

Operas & Incidental Music

  • W.G1Artaserse
  • W.G2Catone in Utica
  • W.G3Alessandro nell'Indie
  • W.G4Orione, ossia Diana vendicata
  • W.G5Zanaïda
  • W.G6 – Adriano in Siria
  • W.G7Carattaco
  • W.G8 – Temistocle
  • W.G9 – Lucio Silla
  • W.G10La clemenza di Scipione
  • W.G11 – Cantata a tre voci
  • W.G12 – Galatea (lost)
  • W.G13 – Cantata (lost)
  • W.G14 – Serenata (lost)
  • W.G15 - L'Endimione
  • W.G16 – La tempesta
  • W.G17 – O Venere vezzosa
  • W.G18 – Amor vincitore
  • W.G19Cefalo e Procri
  • W.G20 – Rinaldo ed Armida (lost)
  • W.G21 – Demofoonte
  • W.G22 – La Giulia
  • W.G23 – Gli Uccelatori
  • W.G24 – Il tutore e la pupilla
  • W.G25Astarto, re di Tiro
  • W.G26La cascina
  • W.G27 – La calamita de' cuori
  • W.G28 – L'Olimpiade
  • W.G29 – Orfeo ed Euridice (London, 1770)
  • W.G30 – Aria (lost)
  • W.G31 – Aria (lost)
  • W.G32 – Aria (lost)
  • W.G33 – Aria cantabile (lost)
  • W.G34 – Vo solcando un mar crudele in D major
  • W.G35 – Sventurata in van mi lagno in E major
  • W.G36a – Perchè si ingrata, oh Dio! in E major
  • W.G36b – Ah che gli stessi numi...Cara ti lascio
  • W.G37 – A si barbaro colpo...Morte, vieni
  • W.G38 – Scena di Berenice (lost)
  • W.G39Amadis de Gaule
  • W.G40 – Omphale (lost)
  • W.G41 – Happy Morn, auspicious rise
  • W.G42 – The Fairy Favour (lost)
  • W.G43 – The Maid of the Mill
  • W.G44 – The Summer's Tale
  • W.G45 – The Genius of Nonesense (lost)
  • W.GInc1 – Cantata (lost)
  • W.GInc2 – Emira
  • W.GInc3 – Gli equivoci
  • W.GInc4 – Qualor da un galantuomo in B major
  • W.GInc5 – Coeurs sensibles in B major
  • W.GInc6 – Ode on the arrival of Queen Charlotte
  • W.GInc7 – Menalcas
  • W.GInc8 – Pharnaces (lost)
  • W.GInc9 – Amintas (lost)

Arias & Songs

  • W.H1 – Mezendore
  • W.H2 – Der Weise auf dem Lande
  • W.H3 – So fliehst du mich (lost)
  • W.H4 – Canzonetta: Io lo so, che il bel sembiante
  • W.H5 – Canzonetta: Trova un sol, mia bella Clori
  • W.H6 – Canzonetta: Che ciascun per te sospiri
  • W.H7 – Canzonetta: Chi mai di questo core
  • W.H8 – Canzonetta: Ascoltami, o Clori
  • W.H9 – Canzonetta: Lascia ch'io possa, o Nice
  • W.H10 – Canzonetta: Parlami pur sincera
  • W.H11 – Canzonetta: Eccomi alfin disciolto
  • W.H12 – Canzonetta, Op.4 No.1: Già la notte s'avvicina
  • W.H13 – Canzonetta, Op.4 No.2: Ah rammenta, o bella Irene
  • W.H14 – Canzonetta, Op.4 No.3: Pur nel sonno almen talora
  • W.H15 – Canzonetta, Op.4 No.4: T'intendo si, mio cor
  • W.H16 – Canzonetta, Op.4 No.5: Che ciascun per te sospiri
  • W.H17 – Canzonetta, Op.4 No.6: Ascoltami, o Clori
  • W.H18Canzonetta, Op.6 No.1: Torna in quell'onda chiara
  • W.H19Canzonetta, Op.6 No.2: Io lo so, che il bel sembiante
  • W.H20Canzonetta, Op.6 No.3: E pur fra le tempeste
  • W.H21Canzonetta, Op.6 No.4: Trova un sol, mia bella Clori
  • W.H22Canzonetta, Op.6 No.5: Chi mai di questo core
  • W.H23Canzonetta, Op.6 No.6: Se infida tu mi chiami
  • W.H24 – Vauxhall Song: By my sighs you may discover
  • W.H25 – Vauxhall Song: Cruel Strephon, will you leave me
  • W.H26 – Vauxhall Song: Come Colin, pride of rural swains
  • W.H27 – Vauxhall Song: Ah, why shou'd love with tyrant
  • W.H28Vauxhall Song: In this shady blest retreat
  • W.H29Vauxhall Song: Smiling Venus, Goddess dear
  • W.H30Vauxhall Song: Tender Virgins, shun deceivers
  • W.H31Vauxhall Song: Lovely yet ungrateful swain
  • W.H32 – Vauxhall Song: When chilling winter hies away (lost)
  • W.H33 – Vauxhall Song: Midst silent shades and purling streams
  • W.H34 – Vauxhall Song: Ah seek to know what place detains
  • W.H35 – Vauxhall Song: Would you a female heart inspire
  • W.H36 – Vauxhall Song: Cease a while ye winds to blow
  • W.H37 – Vauxhall Song: See the kind indulgent gales
  • W.H38 – Vauxhall Song: Oh how blest is the condition
  • W.H39 – Vauxhall Song: Hither turn thy wand'ring eyes
  • W.H40 – Vauxhall Finale: Ode to Pleasure (lost)
  • W.H41 – Vauxhall Finale: Ode to Summer (lost)
  • W.H42 – Vauxhall Finale: The Pastoral Invitation (lost)
  • W.H43 – Neptune
  • W.HInc1 – Song(s) with unknown text(s) (lost)
  • W.HInc2 – Canzonetta: Se tu m'ami, se sospiri

Miscellaneous Works

  • W.I1 – Polonaise for keyboard in D minor
  • W.I2 – Fughettas for organ (lost)
  • W.I3 – Cadenzas for the concerto, Op.7 No.5 in E major

Arrangements of other composers' works

  • W.LA1 – Concerto for harpsichord solo No.1 in C major
  • W.LA2 – Concerto for harpsichord solo No.2 in E major
  • W.LA3 – Concerto for harpsichord solo No.3 in C major
  • W.LAInc1Overture in D major
  • W.LG1 – Orfeo ed Euridice (Naples, 1774)
  • W.LG2 – Ebben si vada...Io ti lascio in A major
  • W.LG3 – Mi scordo i torti...Dolci aurette in E major
  • W.LG4 – Sentimi non partir...Al mio bène in E major
  • W.LG5 – Infelice in van...Là nei regni in A major
  • W.LH1The Braes of Ballenden
  • W.LH2The Broom of Cowdenknows
  • W.LH3 – I'll never leave thee
  • W.LH4 – Lochaber
  • W.LH5 – The yellow-hair'd Laddie (lost)
  • W.LHInc1 – Not on beauty's transient pleasure

Arrangements of J.C. Bach's works by other composers

Attributed and spurious works