Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 850 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)
For Keyboard (Composer)
Martha Goldstein (harpsichord)
Source and alternative formats:
From an album featuring a Flemish harpsichord on Pandora Records. Ogg Vorbis files can be found here.
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.
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.
|Work Title||Prelude and Fugue No.5 in D major|
|Alternative Title||Praeludium et Fuga a 4 voci|
|Composer||Bach, Johann Sebastian|
|Opus/Catalogue Number||BWV 850|
|Year/Date of Composition||1722 in Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (No.5)|
|Instrumentation||Clavier = Keyboard|
|External Links||Wikipedia article (on Das wohltemperierte Klavier)|