Sinfonia in D major, BWV 1045 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)




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Jun T (2012/8/25)

Copyist Johann Sebastian Bach
Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1743-46).
Misc. Notes Although the manuscript was mostly written by J. S. Bach, his authorship of the work is uncertain. The title given by him (on page 3) was:
Concerto. à 4 Voci. 3 Trombe, Tamburi, 2 Hautb: Violino ConC. 2 Violini, Viola e Cont.
The music after page 14 is lost. The copyist who added the last 2 bars (on page 15) has not been identified.
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Peter (2006/12/05)

Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822–1892)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 21
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1874. Plate B.W. XXI (1).
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General Information

Work Title Sinfonia
Alternative. Title Violin Concerto Movement ; Fragment einer Einleitungssinfonie zu einer unbekannten Kantate
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1045
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 594
Key D major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1743–46?
First Publication. 1874
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Solo: violin
Orchestra: 2 oboes ; 3 trumpets ; timpani ; 2 violins ; continuo

Misc. Comments

  • Believed to be part of a sinfonia to a lost cantata

Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach
The Six Brandenburg Concertos Harpsichord Concertos
Violin Concertos
Oboe Concertos Concertos for various instruments