Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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For Keyboard (Composer)

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Lekro (2013/12/6)

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Lekro (2013/12/6)

Performer Pages Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)
Publisher Info. Pandora Records/Al Goldstein Archive
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Misc. Notes Source and alternative formats:
From an album featuring a Flemish harpsichord on Pandora Records. Ogg Vorbis files can be found here.

Instrument used:
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.
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Jürgen Noll (2013/4/17)

Performer Pages Jürgen Noll (Piano)
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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Lekro (2016/2/6)

Performer Pages Kimiko Ishizaka (piano)
Publisher Info. North Hampton: Navona Records, 2015.
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Misc. Notes From Kimiko Ishizaka's Open Well-Tempered Clavier. Master tracks available here.

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Lumineux (2016/9/15)

Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni (piano)
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Misc. Notes Recorded September 2016 in St. Paul's Hall, Huddersfield University (Peter Hill, sound engineer)
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Reccmo (2012/4/14)

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Reccmo (2012/4/14)

Performers Synthesized MIDI
Publisher Info. Joan Trescases
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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Reccmo (2012/3/5)

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Publisher Info. Davide Castellone
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For 2 Trumpets and 2 Trombones (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

Performers MIDI
Publisher Info. Michel Rondeau
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Sheet Music

Scores

PDF scanned by Bach Digital
Ivdruiz (2010/10/15)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript copy, n.d.(ca.1733-40).
D B Mus. ms. Bach P 202 (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek)
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Misc. Notes See the page for the complete volume for copyist details.
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PMLP05948-BWV 847.pdf

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Feldmahler (2006/11/26)

Editor Franz Kroll (1820–1877)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 14 (pp.6-9)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1866. Plate B.W. XIV.
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Funper (2006/6/09)

Editor Carl Czerny (1791–1857)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1893. Plate 11015.
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Pre fug2.pdf

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Reccmo (2012/4/14)

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Editor Joan Trescases
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Pierre Gouin (2012/5/25)

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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2012
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Misc. Notes Urtext keyboard score.
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RSB (2011/3/2)

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PMLP05948-Bach Praeludium No 2 in C-Minor (RSB).pdf

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Editor Davide Castellone
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Violin and Piano (Yokoyama)

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Arranger Shin-Itchiro Yokoyama
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Prelude

For Guitar (Manger)

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Bernhard Manger (2015/11/6)

Arranger Bernhard Manger
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Misc. Notes Transposed to A minor and simplified. Use capodasto if you prefer C minor.
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Fugue

For 2 Trumpets and 2 Trombones (Rondeau)

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

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Arranger Michel Rondeau
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General Information

Work Title Prelude and Fugue No.2 in C minor
Alternative. Title Praeludium et Fuga a 4 voci
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 847
Key C minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (No.2)
First Publication. 1801
Average DurationAvg. Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
External Links Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)
Bach Digital (source list)