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Prelude and Fugue in G minor

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (trans. Roland Moehlmann)


This work bears the designation BWV 535.


General Info

Year: 1703-1707 / 1939
Duration: c. 4:25
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Organ
Publisher: Alfred Music Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00; (digital) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $9.00; (digital) - $9.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Moehlmann dedicated his arrangement of J.S. Bach's Prelude & Fugue in G minor to Ms. Alice Inskeep, who was one of the original founding members of the influential Music Educators National Conference.

- Program notes from Bach Cantatas Website


N.B. This appears not to be an arrangement of Bach's famous Little Fugue, BWV 578.


Commercial Discography


Media

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State Ratings

  • Alabama: AL Band Class BB
  • California: Grade IV Class B
  • Florida: FBA Band Grade IV
  • Indiana: ISSMA JUNIOR BAND GROUP I
  • Indiana: ISSMA SENIOR BAND GROUP II
  • Iowa: IA HS MUSIC ASSOC BAND GRADE III
  • Louisiana: BAND 2011 GRADE III
  • Massachusetts: GRADE III
  • Minnesota: MN HS LEAGUE BAND GRADE II
  • Minnesota: Category 2
  • North Carolina: Concert Band.Grade IV
  • New York: 20 04 CONCERT BAND LEVEL 4
  • Oklahoma: CONCERT BAND CLASS IIIA
  • South Carolina: SC Band Grade IV
  • Texas: Band Grade III. Complete


Performances

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  • Colorado State University (Fort Collins) Symphonic Band (T. André Fagin, conductor) - 5 May 2020 (planned but cancelled)
  • University Of North Carolina, Greensboro, University Band (J. Benjamin Jones, Conductor) – 19 November 2019
  • Western Illinois University (Macomb) Wind Ensemble (Mike Fansler, conductor) – 9 November 2019
  • Virginia Tech (Blacksburg) Wind Ensemble (Derek Shapiro, conductor) – 13 October 2019
  • California Polytechnic State University Pomona Symphonic Winds (Ricky Badua, conductor) – 9 October 2019
  • Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) Concert Band (Daniel J. Farris, conductor) – 19 May 2019
  • The Ohio State University (Columbus) Symphonic Band (Scott A. Jones, conductor) – 2 October 2018
  • Shenandoah Conservatory (Winchester, Va.) Wind Ensemble (Timothy Robblee, conductor) – 22 September 2018
  • Penn State University (University Park) Campus Band (Dennis Glocke, conductor) – 25 April 2017
  • Minnesota State Band (St. Paul) (Keith Liuzzi, conductor) – 31 March 2017
  • Sacramento State Concert Band (Clay Redfield, conductor) – 28 November 2012
  • East Chapel High School Symphonic Band – 20 October 2009


Works for Winds by This Composer

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Resources

  • Bach, J.; Moehlmann, R. (1939). Prelude and fugue in G minor [score]. Warner Bros. Publications: New York.
  • Perusal score