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 -  6.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (54) - - !N/!N/!N - 28406x

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

 Fugue
#305908 - 2.66MB - 1:34 -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (37) - - !N/!N/!N - 18218x

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 (26) - - !N/!N/!N - 7191x

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 - 186x

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 - 115x

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

 Prelude (lossy)
#409995 - 3.16MB - 1:47 -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - - !N/!N/!N - 205x

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

 Fugue (lossy)
#409996 - 3.28MB - 1:56 -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - - !N/!N/!N - 198x

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

IshizakaWTC.jpg
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 - 941x

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 - 774x

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 - 860x

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 - 719x

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

Performers:

MIDI

Publisher Info.:

Michel Rondeau

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

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. -  5.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (93- V/V/V - 79566x

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)

Copyright:

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. -  7.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (43- V/V/V - 60588x

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. -  7.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (27- V/V/V - 29097x

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.

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Prelude
#203953 - 0.11MB, 2 pp. -  5.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (14- !N/!N/!N - 5748x

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 - 9157x

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Reccmo (2012/4/14)

 Engraving files (Encore)
#203955 - 0.02MB, ? pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 1587x

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 - 2695x

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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 - 4597x

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

 Prelude (fingered)
#219757 - 0.07MB, 2 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- !N/!N/!N - 3377x

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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 - 1968x

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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 - 946x

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

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

Davide Castellone

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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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 - 1422x

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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 - 677x

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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 - 244x

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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 - 2115x

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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 - 350x

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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 - 218x

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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 - 210x

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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 - 224x

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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 - 336x

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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