6 Brandenburg Concertos (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1721.
Misc. Notes Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (D-B), Amalien-Bibliothek: Am.B 78
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Editor Heinrich Besseler (1900-1969)
Alfred Dürr (1918-2011)
Publisher. Info. Neue Bach-Ausgabe, Serie VII. Orchesterwerke,
Band 2. Sechs Brandenburgische Konzerte  (pp.1-242)
Kassel: Bärenreiter Verlag, 1956. Plate BA (DVfM) 5005.
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General Information

Work Title 6 Brandenburg Concertos
Alternative. Title Six Concerts avec plusieurs Instruments
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 1046-1051
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 6 concertos:
Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F major, BWV 1046
Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F major, BWV 1047
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major, BWV 1048
Brandenburg Concerto No.4 in G major, BWV 1049
Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major, BWV 1050
Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1721
First Publication. 1850-52 - Leipzig: C.F. Peters (ed. Dehn)
Dedication Markgraf Christian Ludwig von Brandenburg-Schwedt
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation chamber orchestra with featured soli (see individual pages)
Discography MusicBrainz
Authorities Wikidata
Primary Sources Bach Digital page
External Links Wikipedia article
All Music Guide