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Preludes, Fantasias, Toccatas & Fugues BWV 531-540

German Title

Präludium und Fuge; Fantasie und Fuge; Toccata und Fuge

English Title

Prelude & Fugue; Fantasia & Fugue; Toccata & Fugue

French Title

Prelude et fugue; Fantaisie et fugue; Toccata et fugue

Spanish Title

Preludio y fugal; Fantasía y fuga; Tocata y fuga

Works

Prelude & Fugue in C major, BWV 531
Prelude & Fugue in D major ("Little"), BWV 532
Fugue in D major, BWV 532/2a [alternative version of the fugue of BWV 532]
Prelude & Fugue in E minor ("Cathedral"), BWV 533
Prelude in E minor, BWV 533a
Prelude & Fugue in F minor, BWV 534
Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 535
Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 535a [alternative version of BWV 535]
Prelude & Fugue in G minor, BWV 535b (fragment)
Prelude & Fugue in A major, BWV 536
Prelude in A major, BWV 536a [alternative version of BWV 536, possibly based on the original manuscript]
Fantasia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 537
Toccata & Fugue in D minor ("Dorian"), BWV 538
Prelude & Fugue in D minor ("Fiddle"), BWV 539
Prelude in D minor, BWV 539a [BWV 1000 for the lute arrangement; Mvt. 2 of BWV 1001 for the violin arrangement)]
Toccata & Fugue in F major, BWV 540

Scoring

Organ

Score

References

Composed

BGA

NBA

BC

First Published

BWV 531

Before 1705 ?

XV:81

IV/5: 3

J9, J13, 54

Leipzig, 1846

BWV 532

Before 1710 ?

XV:88

IV/5: 58

70

Leipzig, 1833

BWV 532/2a

 

-

IV/6: 95

See above

 

BWV 533

Before 1705 ?

XV:100

IV/5: 90

J18, 72

Mannheim, 1831-1832

BWV 533a

 

-

IV/6: 106

See above

 

BWV 534

1710 ?

XV:104

IV/5: 130

J20

Leipzig, 1846

BWV 535

1705-1717 ?

XV:112

IV/5: 157

J23

Leipzig, 1832

BWV 535a

 

-

IV/6: 109

-

 

BWV 535b

         

BWV 536

1708-1717 ?

XV:120

IV/5: 180

J24

Leipzig, 1844

BWV 536a

 

-

IV/6: 114

-

 

BWV 537

After 1723 ?

XV:129

IV/5: 47

J40

Erfurt, c1841-1847

BWV 538

1712-1717 ?

XV:136

IV/5: 76

J38

Leipzig, 1832-1834

BWV 539

After 1720 ?

XV:148

IV/5: 70

J15, 71

Leipzig, 1833

BWV 540

After 1712 ?

XV:154

IV/5: 112

J39, 55, 73

Leipzig, 1832-1834

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Prelude and Fugue, for organ in C major, BWV 531

Composition Description

Blair Johnston / AMG

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in D major ("Little"), BWV 532

Composition Description

John Palmer / AMG

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in E minor ("Cathedral"), BWV 533

Composition Description

Robert Cummings / AMG

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in F minor, BWV 534

Composition Description

Blair Johnston / AMG

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in G minor, BWV 535

Composition Description

Blair Johnston / AMG

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in A major, BWV 536

Composition Description

Shawn Mire / AMG

Fantasia and Fugue, for organ in C minor, BWV 537

Composition Description

Blair Johnston / AMG

Toccata and Fugue, for organ in D minor ("Dorian"), BWV 538

Composition Description

John Palmer / AMG

Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 538

Short Article

Wikipedia

Prelude and Fugue, for organ in D minor ("Fiddle;" doubtful), BWV 539

Composition Description

Robert Cummings / AMG

Toccata and Fugue, for organ in F major, BWV 540

Composition Description

John Palmer / AMG

Toccata and Fugue in F major, BWV 540

Short Article

Wikipedia

J.S. Bach’s Toccata in F Major (S. 540) is an image of the kundalini!

Bach, Chakras, Tarot - an essay concerning discoveries about the work related subjects

E. Alan Meece

Preludes and Fugues for Organ, Nos.1-6, BWV 531-536

Various Scores

IMSLP

Preludes and Fugues for Organ, Nos.7-12, BWV 537-542

Various Scores

IMSLP

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (September 2007 - July 2009)
Thanks to contributors: Thomas Braatz (October 2007)

Preludes, Fantasias, Toccatas & Fugues BWV 531-540: Details
General Discussions:
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