Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)
For Keyboard (Composer)
Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)
The harpsichord is copied from a one manual instrument built by Hans Moerman in Antwerp (1584). It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston (1963). The working plans of the instrument used are due to Lutz Bungart of the Instrument workshop. It was built in the the early seventies by Al Goldstein when he was the partner of Lutz. The instrument has 2 manuals in the usual dispostion of 8x8x4.
For Keyboard (Lopes)
These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
For Viols (Watanabe)
Manuscript copy, n.d.(ca.1733-40).
D B Mus. ms. Bach P 202 (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek)
See the page for the complete volume for copyist details.
Arrangements and Transcriptions
For Violin and Piano (Yokoyama)
For Solo String Instruments (Berrocal)
For Violin (Lévêcque)
For Violin (Zolnowski)
For 4 Viols (Watanabe)
|Work Title||Prelude and Fugue No.1 in C major, BWV 846|
|Alternative Title||Praeludium et Fuga a quattro voci|
|Composer||Bach, Johann Sebastian|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||BWV 846|
|Year/Date of Composition||1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (No.1)|
|Average Duration||4 minutes|
|Instrumentation||Clavier = Keyboard|
|External Links||Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)|