Prelude and Fugue in F major, BWV 556 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Bach's authorship of this work is uncertain.


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Editor Ernst Naumann (1832-1910)
Publisher. Info. Bach-Gesellschaft Ausgabe, Band 38 (pp.33-35)
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1891. Plate B.W. XXXVIII.
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Publisher. Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2007, 2012.
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Misc. Notes These file(s) are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.
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For Piano (Ekman)

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Arranger Karl Ekman (1869-1947)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Anton J. Benjamin, 1928.
Co-issue - Helsinki: Fazerin Musiikkikauppa, 1928. Plate F.M. 2246.
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General Information

Work Title Prelude and Fugue in F major
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Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 556 ; BC.J31
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 977
Key F major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 2 sections:
  1. Praeludium
  2. Fuga
First Publication. 1852 or earlier? (from the 8 Kleine Präludien und Fugen, BWV 553-560, No.4)
Leipzig: Peters - Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1852), p.185
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list)
Extra Information "Bach’s Eight Short Preludes and Fugues bwv553–60 have also been attributed to both Tobias and Ludwig [Krebs]; on stylistic grounds neither seems likely." (Hugh J. McLean. "Krebs." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online)

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