Pastorale in F major, BWV 590 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)




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For Piano 4 hands (Gleichauf)

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Morel (2011/12/5)

Arranger Franz Xaver Gleichauf (1801-1856)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig : C.F. Peters, n.d.. Plate 8088.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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For Piano solo (Lipatti)

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Deucalion (2008/12/8)

Arranger Dinu Lipatti (1917–1950)
Publisher. Info. London: Schott, 1953. Plate 5749
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Peter (2007/3/17)

Editor Ernst Naumann (1832–1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 38
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVIII.
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Pierre Gouin (2011/9/25)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2007
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General Information

Work Title Pastorale in F major
Alternative. Title Pastorella
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 590 ; BC.J81
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. after 1720?
First Publication. 1845? – Leipzig: Peters
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Organ (solo)
External Links RISM 450027978 (copy, ca.1836, by J. Skaup - for cembalo, found at Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek, Handschriften- und Musikabteilung, Darmstadt, in This scanned-in collection

Misc. Comments

First movement incomplete

Possibly first published in the Peters Organ works series? Peter Williams (The Organ Music of J. S. Bach, from p.196) gives for sources, as the autograph does not survive-

"complete in P 287 (J P Kellner, after 1727?); also, via CPE Bach (P290, P277?, Am.B59?), and [a] lost MS used in Peters I; first movement only [survives] in copies via Kittel(?)" (note: the Darmstadt digitized collection, of works by JS and CPE Bach, is possibly one of the above- P290, P277 or Am.B59?)

(Not the only work in regards to which Williams mentions the possibility that Griepenkerl may have used a source in preparing his edition that is now lost. This is also possible in regards several of Rust's editions for the BGA but with Rust as editor other issues arise.)

Organ Works by Johann Sebastian Bach