Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971

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    1. Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
    2. Editor: Walter Emery
    3. Fingering: Renate Kretschmar-Fischer
    4. Instrumentation: Piano
    5. ISMN: 979-000653196-7
    6. Size: 9.6 x 12.2 inches
    7. Pages: 23

    The popular work known today as the Italian Concerto was published as Part 2 of Johann Sebastian Bach's Clavier-Übung in 1735, together with the Overture in B minor (BWV 831). Publications of music were a rarity in those days, and it stands to reason that Bach would select only pieces he found superior and representative. Originally written for a two-manual harpsichord, this music with its terrace dynamics alternating between piano and forte also reveals its full beauty when played on a modern piano where the lively interchange between the soloist and an imaginary orchestral tutti is successfully imitated.

Type: Sheet Music