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

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Recordings

For Keyboard (Composer)

 Prelude
#305907 - 3.10MB - 1:33 -  6.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (47) - - !N/!N/!N - 25831x

OGG file (audio)
Lekro (2013/12/6)

 Fugue
#305908 - 2.66MB - 1:34 -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (33) - - !N/!N/!N - 16674x

OGG file (audio)
Lekro (2013/12/6)

Performer Pages:

Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)

Publisher Info.:

Pandora Records/Al Goldstein Archive

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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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 Complete performance
#277660 - 3.87MB - 3:03 -  4.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (25) - - !N/!N/!N - 6963x

MP3 file (audio)
Jürgen Noll (2013/4/17)

Performer Pages:

Jürgen Noll (Piano)

Publisher Info.:

Jürgen Noll

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 [tag/del]

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 Prelude (lossless)
#409993 - 28.29MB - 1:47 -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 97x

FLAC file (audio)
Lekro (2016/2/6)

 Fugue (lossless)
#409994 - 29.75MB - 1:56 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 61x

FLAC file (audio)
Lekro (2016/2/6)

 Prelude (lossy)
#409995 - 3.16MB - 1:47 -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 132x

MP3 file (audio)
Lekro (2016/2/6)

 Fugue (lossy)
#409996 - 3.28MB - 1:56 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 120x

MP3 file (audio)
Lekro (2016/2/6)

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Performer Pages:

Kimiko Ishizaka (piano)

Publisher Info.:

North Hampton: Navona Records, 2015.

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

From Kimiko Ishizaka's Open Well-Tempered Clavier. Master tracks available here.
Lossless files are 96 kHz/24-bit, compressed with flac. Lossy files have been converted with LAME, MP3 VBR V0.

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For Keyboard

 Prelude
#203968 - 0.01MB - 1:39 -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3) - - !N/!N/!N - 891x

MID file (audio/video)
Reccmo (2012/4/14)

 Fugue
#203969 - 0.01MB - 1:35 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 742x

MID file (audio/video)
Reccmo (2012/4/14)

Performers:

Synthesized MIDI

Publisher Info.:

Joan Trescases

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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 Prelude
#184029 - 0.01MB - 1:16 -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - - !N/!N/!N - 852x

MID file (audio/video)
Reccmo (2012/3/5)

Performers:

Synthesized MIDI

Publisher Info.:

Davide Castellone

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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For 2 Trumpets and 2 Trombones (Rondeau)

 Fugue
#210768 - 0.01MB - ? -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1) - - !N/!N/!N - 712x

MID file (audio/video)
Michrond (2012/4/26)

Performers:

MIDI

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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Sheet Music

Scores

 Complete score
#81761 - 2.22MB, 3 pp. -  5.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (87- V/V/V - 79075x

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

PMLP05948-BWV 847.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Manuscript copy, n.d.(ca.1733-40).
D B Mus. ms. Bach P 202 (Berlin, Staatsbibliothek)

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Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

See the page for the complete volume for copyist details.

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 Complete score
#02207 - 0.31MB, 4 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (42- V/V/V - 60387x

PDF scanned by Unknown
Feldmahler (2006/11/26)

BWV0847.pdf
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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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Complete score
#01006 - 0.25MB, 4 pp. -  7.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (26- V/V/V - 28978x

PDF scanned by Unknown
Funper (2006/6/09)

Pre fug2.pdf
Editor:

Carl Czerny (1791–1857)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1893. Plate 11015.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Prelude
#203953 - 0.11MB, 2 pp. -  5.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (11- !N/!N/!N - 5198x

PDF typeset by editor
Reccmo (2012/4/14)

 Fugue
#203954 - 0.10MB, 2 pp. -  6.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (15- !N/!N/!N - 8393x

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Reccmo (2012/4/14)

 Engraving files (Encore)
#203955 - 0.02MB, ? pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1373x

ZIP typeset by editor
Reccmo (2012/4/14)

WIMA.53f3-bwv847p.pdf
Editor:

Joan Trescases

Publisher Info.:

Joan Trescases

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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 Prelude
#224482 - 0.10MB, 2 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 2486x

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Pierre Gouin (2012/5/25)

PMLP05948-Bach JS CBT I Prelude 2 BWV847.pdf
Editor:

Pierre Gouin - Contact

Publisher Info.:

Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2012

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Urtext keyboard score.

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 Prelude
#94667 - 0.07MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 4499x

PDF typeset by RSB
RSB (2011/3/2)

 Prelude (fingered)
#219757 - 0.07MB, 2 pp. -  7.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- !N/!N/!N - 3171x

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RSB (2012/5/16)

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

RSB

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RSB

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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 Prelude
#184023 - 0.09MB, 2 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 1840x

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Reccmo (2012/3/5)

 Engraving files attached (Lilypond)
#184024 - 0.00MB, ? pp. -  7.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- !N/!N/!N - 856x

ZIP typeset by editor
Reccmo (2012/3/5)

WIMA.45ba-bwv847a-letter.pdf
Editor:

Davide Castellone

Publisher Info.:

Davide Castellone

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Violin and Piano (Yokoyama)

 Piano score
#250741 - 0.19MB, 7 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1340x

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Shin-Itchiro (2012/9/15)

 Violin part
#250742 - 0.15MB, 4 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 634x

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Shin-Itchiro (2012/9/15)

Bach Prelude and Fugue 1-8 for Violin and Piano.jpg
Arranger:

Shin-Itchiro Yokoyama

Publisher Info.:

YOKOYAMA Shin-Itchiro's Sheet Music Library

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Prelude

For Guitar (Manger)

 Complete score
#398686 - 0.08MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 176x

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Bernhard Manger (2015/11/6)

PMLP533931-bwv0847 01-in a.pdf
Arranger:

Bernhard Manger

Publisher Info.:

Bernhard Manger

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 [tag/del]

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)

 Complete score
#210762 - 0.25MB, 6 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 2083x

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

 Trumpet 1
#210763 - 0.06MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 338x

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

 Trumpet 2
#210764 - 0.06MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 212x

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

 Trombone
#210765 - 0.04MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 203x

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

 Bass trombone
#210766 - 0.05MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 219x

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Michrond (2012/4/26)

 Engraving files (Finale)
#210767 - 0.30MB, ? pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 318x

ZIP typeset by arranger
Michrond (2012/4/26)

WIMA.55f1-bwv847-brassSco.pdf
Arranger:

Michel Rondeau

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

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These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

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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 Number BWV 847
Key C minor
Movements/Sections 2
Year/Date of Composition 1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (No.2)
First Publication 1801
Average Duration 3 minutes
Composer Time Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation keyboard
External Links Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)
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