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Bach Transcriptions for Piano

Twentiethcentury arrangements from choral and instrumental works

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Twentiethcentury arrangements from choral and instrumental works. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by David Owen Norris and Michael Aston. Piano (Solo). Sheet Music. 64 pages. Oxford University Press #9780193392618. Published by Oxford University Press (OU.9780193392618).

Item Number: OU.9780193392618

ISBN 9780193392618. 311x232mm inches.

Demonstrating the range and popularity of Bach piano transcriptions during the early twentieth century, this volume brings together arrangements from notable British musical figures, including Myra Hess, Leonard Borwick, Harriet Cohen, and William H. Harris. The collection includes exuberant fantasias and fugues, gentle transcriptions from instrumental works, and popular chorales such as 'Jesu, joy of man's desiring' and 'Bist du bei mir'. With an introduction by David Owen Norris, Bach Transcriptions for Piano is the perfect resource for all intermediate to advanced pianists wishing to further explore Bach's music.

  • Seventeen contrasting Bach transcriptions originally published separately by OUP from 1925 to 1954
  • Pieces carefully selected by Michael Aston, and re-engraved for this publication
  • Contributions by eminent figures in the British classical music scene of the period
  • Arrangements of choral and instrumental works
  • Introductory notes by the celebrated pianist and broadcaster David Owen Norris
  • Ideal companion volume to A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen

  • Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme (Sleepers, Wake)  Arranged by Myra Hess
  • Siciliano (Sonata In E Flat For Flute And Harpsichord)  Arranged by Edward Krish
  • Pastorella In F Major, Mov. 3  Arranged by William G. Whittaker, F major
  • In Dulci Jubilo (In Sweet Rejoicing)  Arranged by Dorothea Salmon
  • Bist Du Bei Mir (If Thou Art Near)  Arranged by William H. Harris
  • Christ Lag In Todes Banden (Christ Lay In Death's Bonds)  Arranged by Gerald M. Cooper
  • Jesu, Bleibet Meine Freude (Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring)  Arranged by Leonard Borwick
  • Seht, Was Die Liebe Tut (See What His Love Can Do)  Arranged by Hubert J. Foss
  • Sarabande (Cello Suite In D Major)  Arranged by Leonard Borwick, D major
  • Ertodt' Uns Durch Dein' Gute (Sanctify Us By Thy Goodness)  Arranged by Harriet Cohen
  • Pastorella In F Major, Mov. 4  Arranged by William G. Whittaker, F major
  • Liebster Jesu, Wir Sind Hier (Beloved Jesu, We Are Here)  Arranged by Harriet Cohen
  • Fugue In G Minor  Arranged by Norah Drewett De Kresz, G minor
  • Was Gott Thut, Das Ist Wohlgethan (What God Hath Done Is Rightly Done)  Arranged by Herbert Murrill
  • Adagio (Toccata, Adagio, And Fugue In C Major)  Arranged by Myra Hess, C major
  • Wenn Wir In Hochsten Noten Sein (When We Are In Greatest Need)  Arranged by Dorothea Salmon
  • Es Ist Das Heil Uns Kommen Her (Salvation Now Has Come For All)  Arranged by Gerald M. Cooper
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