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Discussions: Scores of Bach Cantatas: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Bach’s Manuscripts: | Part 1 | Part 2 | Scoring of Bach's Vocal Works
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Scores of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works
Sources

Vocal & Piano: Full Vocal Parts with Piano Accompaniment.

The Links are to the relevant PDF files in the Bach Cantatas Website. The files were uploaded with permission from Free Sheetmusic Library [Yu Chao, Tianjin, P.R. China] (March 2001).

All the files are derived from public domain music in editions that are in the public domain. So you may freely copy, print, distribute the files.
To view or print the PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) files, please use Adobe Acrobat Reader or Ghostscript.
Note: DON'T download more than one file at the same time. DON'T use any multi-thread user agent such as FlashGet, NetAnts.

 

BGA: Full Vocal & Instrumental Parts from the BGA Edition (1st complete edition of J.S. Bach's works published in Leipzig, 1851-1899).

The files have been extracted by me from the 3-CD-ROM’s of the complete BGA edition, which were digitalized by the late Fred Steltner, and are sold at his Website: Alte Bach-Gesamtausgabe Johann Sebastian Bach's Werke

The Links are to the relevant PDF files in the Bach Cantatas Website. The files are presented with the permission of Mrs. Friedeburg Steltner , South Africa (January 2009), who now has the rights to these files. Corrected files of several works were provided by Tutomu Nagamiya. The files are NOT allowed to be copied. Further distribution without permission is prohibited.
To view or print the PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) files, please use Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Please notice that some of these files contain errors. See list of the mistakes in BGA scores from Fred Steltner and links to corrected PDFs at Nagmaiya Tutomu's page: The defects of BGA CD-ROM

 

Facsimile (in Bach Digital):
Bach Digital is a digital library of J.S. Bach's autograph manuscripts and original parts in high-resolution scans. In the Bach-Source catalog you will find information about all of J.S Bach's works and their written transmission. In the future, the Sing-Akademie Berlin Bachiana will be made available through this portal as a digital library and a database of works and sources of the very complex Bach musician family.

 

Chorales: 4-Part Chorales from Breitkopf Collection of 371 4-Part Chorales (based on the following sources:
Bach, 371 Harmonized Chorales and 69 Chorale Melodies with Figured Bass, ed. Albert Riemenschneider, G. Schirmer, NY, 1941. This is a reworking of the Bach-Kirnberger edition of 370 chorales.
Johann Sebastian Bach, 389 Chorales, Kalmus K06002, Belwin Inc, 15800 NW 48th Ave, Miami, FL 33014. This is a re-publication of the Richter edition of 389 chorales.)
These files were created by Margaret Greentree on a Macintosh using Coda's Finale.
© 1996-2004 by Margaret Greentree, all rights reserved.

The Links are to the relevant PDF files in the Bach Cantatas Website. The files were uploaded with permission from The Bach Chorales [Margaret Greentree, UK] (January 2005).
To view or print the PDF (Adobe Portable Document Format) files, please use Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

Capella: The Capella files presented at the BCW wre taken are from Tobi's Notenarchiv, with the permission of the owner, Tobias Schölkopf, Germany (September 2006)..
See: Copyright and Terms of Use.

The Links are to the relevant Capella files in the Bach Cantatas Website.
The files can't be opened in the browser. Please download the files and open them with Capella or the Capella Reader (Free Download). The download and installation of Capella Reader should be done only once.
After the download and installion of Capella Reader are complete, please open each Capella file (.cap) stored at your computer, using the option of 'open with' > capella 2004.

 

Examples & Commentary: The Links are to the relevant pages in the Bach Cantatas Website (all of them by Thomas Braatz).

 

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (March 2001 – May 2011)
Thanks to contributors: Yu Chao [Scores Vocal & Piano - March 2001]; Friedeburg Steltner [BGA Scores - January 2009]; Margaret Greentree [Chorales -
J.S. Bach Chorales]; Tobias Schölkopf [Capella files - Tobi's Notenarchiv]; Thomas Braatz [Examples from the Score]

Warning: The score files & examples in the Bach Cantatas Website are for educational purposes only. Any distribution or commercial use of these files & examples is absolutely forbidden. Use of these without permission from the authors/owners is an infringement of rights reserved.

Scores: Main Page | Cantatas BWV 1-50 | Cantatas BWV 51-100 | Cantatas BWV 101-150 | Cantatas BWV 151-200 | Cantatas BWV 201-224 | Other Vocal BWV 225-249 | Chorales BWV 250-438 | Geistliche Lieder BWV 439-507 | AMN BWV 508-524 | Other Vocal BWV 1081-1127, BWV Anh | Instrumental | Chorale Melodies | Sources
Discussions: Scores of Bach Cantatas: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Bach’s Manuscripts: | Part 1 | Part 2 | Scoring of Bach's Vocal Works
Scoring Tables of Bach Cantatas: Sorted by BWV Number | Sorted by Voice | Abbreviations | Search Works/Movements

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