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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (trans. Carter Pann)


Subtitle: 18 Transcriptions of J.S. Bach for Chamber Winds


General Info

Year: 2011
Duration:
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Theodore Presser
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $20.00;


Movements

1. Menuet II from keyboard Partita No. 1 (BWV 825)
2. Two-Part Invention No. 6 (BWV 777)
3. Prelude No. 9 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. I (BWV 854)
4. Prelude No. 2 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. II (BWV 871)
5. Prelude No. 18 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. I (BWV 863)
6. Praeludium from keyboard Partita No. 1 (BWV 825)
7. Prelude No. 12 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. II (BWV 881)
8. Prelude No. 22 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. I (BWV 867)
9. Fugue No. 7 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. II (BWV 876)
10. Fugue No. 21 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, vol. I (BWV 866)
11. Variation No. 18 (Canon at the Sixth) from The Goldberg Variations (BWV 988)
12. Sarabande from Overture in the French Manner (BWV 831)
13. Badinerie from Orchestral Suite No. 2 (BWV 1067)
14. Chorale: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" from Cantata (BWV 147)
15. Chorale Prelude: "Nun fruet euch, lieben Christen g'mein" (BWV 734)
16. Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 (BWV 1068)
17. Chorale: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" from Cantata (BWV 140)
18. Concerto for Two Violins, II. Largo ma non tanto (BWV 1043)


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II (or Soprano Saxophone)
Bassoon I-II (or Bass Clarinet)
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Soprano Saxophone (or B-flat Soprano Clarinet)
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This is a collection of 18 of Bach's most celebrated keyboard and instrumental gems, transcribed by master orchestrator Carter Pann, for a flexibly-scored ensemble of 10 woodwinds. It includes works such as Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata (BWV 147), Sarabande from Overture in the French Manner, Two-Part Invention No. 6 (BWV 777) and more. The Bach Buch is ideal for individual movements to be used with school ensembles, or features within band concerts. The publication also includes extensive historical and musicological notes by Carter Pann..

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Denver (Colo.) Lamont Wind Ensemble (Joseph Martin, conductor) - 12 October 2020


Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

  • Bach, J.; Pann, C. (2011). The Bach Buch : 18 Transcriptions of J.S. Bach for Chamber Winds [score]. T. Presser: King of Prussia, Penn.
  • Carter Pann website