Concerto for Two Violins: Bwv 1043

Concerto for Two Violins: Bwv 1043

by Johann Sebastian Bach

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Concerto for Two Violins: Bwv 1043 by Johann Sebastian Bach

The Concerto for Two Violins, Strings, and Continuo in D minor, BWV 1043, also known as the Double Violin Concerto, is perhaps one of the most famous works by J. S. Bach and considered among the best examples of the work of the late Baroque period. Bach may have written it between 1717 and 1723 when he was the Kapellmeister at the court of Anhalt-Köthen, Germany,[1] though the work's performance materials for the Ordinaire Concerten that Bach ran as the Director of the Collegium Musicum in Leipzig are dated c. 1730-31.[2] Later in 1739, in Leipzig, he created an arrangement for two harpsichords, transposed into C minor, BWV 1062.[1] In addition to the two soloists, the concerto is scored for strings and basso continuo.

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ISBN-13: 9781544860183
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/24/2017
Pages: 38
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.08(d)

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