J.S. Bach: Organ Works - Volume 7 (Barenreiter Urtext Edition)

Books | Organ

Publisher: Bärenreiter
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

The seventh of eight authoritative volumes that together comprise the complete Organ works or J.S. Bach, presented in scholarly Barenreiter Urtext editions, suitable for both academic study and performance.

Volume seven contains six Sonatas alongside various individual works.

Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 18 May 2005
No of pages: 162
Language: English, German
Catalogue No: BA5177

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        Published on: 11 February 2017

        Musicroom Reviews

        Barenreiter is clearly a superior edition to Novello or Peters. It contains the original notation, and any that have been added are clearly marked. It is beautifully set out, and has excellent notes on the peices.
        Anonymous - (Harrogate, United Kingdom)
        The Bach Organ Sonatas, which comprise the majority of this book, are widely recognised to be some of the very hardest repertoire for organ. Indeed, what is arguably the easiest movement of any of them (the Largo from Sonata No. 2 in Cmin) is currently listed for Grade 7 in the ABRSM syllabus. They are all undeniably beautiful however and between them comprise arguably some of the finest counterpoint ever written. The other individual pieces in the book (which include the famous Passagchalia in Cmin) are perhaps more approachable, though the overall difficulty remains high: the book may prove unsatisfying to the beginner / intermediate organist.
        Anonymous - (Cambridge, United Kingdom)