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Musical Offering BWV 1079

German Title

Musikalisches Opfer / Das Musikalisches Opfer

English Title

Musical Offering / The Musical Offering (MO)

French Title

L'Offrande musicale

Spanish Title

 

Works

The Musical Offering, for keyboard and chamber instruments, BWV 1079
1. Ricercare à 3, for harpsichord
2. Canon perpetuus super thema regimum, for strings
3. Canons diversi: Canon à 2, for strings "Canon Cancrizans" (Crab Canon)
4. Canons diversi: Canon à 2, for 2 violins in unison
5. Canons diversi: Canon à 2, for strings "Canon per motum contrarium"
6. Canons diversi: Canon à 2, for strings "Canon per augmentationem, contrario motu"
7. Canons diversi: Canon à 2, for strings "Canon circularis per tonos"
8. Fuga Canonica in Epidiapente, for strings
9. Ricercare à 6, for harpsichord
10. Canon à 2, for harpsichord "Quaerando invenietis"
11. Canon à 4, for harpsichord
12. Trio [Sonata] for flute, violin & continuo: Largo
13. Trio [Sonata] for flute, violin & continuo: Allegro
14. Trio [Sonata] for flute, violin & continuo: Andante
15. Trio [Sonata] for flute, violin & continuo: Allegro
16. Canon Perpetuo [per justi intervali], for flute, violin & continuo
Fuga (Ricercata) a 6 voci from Musical Offering BWV 1079, orchestrated by Anton Webern

Scoring

Flute, Violin, Continuo

Score

References

Composed

BGA

NBA

BC

First Published

BWV 1079

May-Jul 1747

IIII/2

III/1

 

Leipzig, 1747

Webern

         

Music

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Recordings of the Trio Sonata
Recordings of the Ricercars
Recordings of Fuga (Ricercata) a 6 voci, orchestrated by Anton Webern
Recordings of the Canons

Reviews

Comparative Review: Bach’s Musical Offering (2 Parts)
Review: Musical Offering (sic)
Review: Bach’s Musical Offering from Ensemble Aurora
Review: Musical Offering DVD
Review of Savall Musical Offering

Discussions

General Discussions: Part 1 | Part 2

Articles

 

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The Musical Offering

The music; Reception; 20th century adaptations & citations; Links

Wikipedia

The Musical Offering, BWV 1079

Commentary

AMG / John Keillor

Canons of the Musical Offering

Article

Timothy A. Smith

Bach’s Musical Offering

Short article

Alkalin

JS Bach - Musical Offering, Art of the Fugue

Feature CD Reviews.

Baroque Music

The Royal Palace, Potsdam

Where Bach's Musical Offering was born

Baroque Music

Bach's Musical Offering

Short article

Goldberg

A. Webern: Fuga (Ricercata) a 6 voci for orchestra (arranged from Bach's Musical Offering)

Commentary

AMG / Alexander Carpenter

The Musical Offering - A Musical Pedagogical Workshop by J.S. Bach, or The Musical Geometry of Bach's Puzzle Canons

Prologue: Bach presents a Musical Offering; On the concept of transformation principles in music; Bach's Puzzle Canon Workshop; Conclusion; Epilogue: The case of Felix Mendelssohn's entry in Hans Christian Andersen's Album

Michelle Rasmussen

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (December 2006 - December 2012)

Musical Offering BWV 1079: Details
Recordings:
1900-1949 | 1950-1959 | 1960-1969 | 1970-1979 | 1980-1989 | 1990-1999 | 2000-2009 | 2010-2019 | Trio Sonata | Ricercars | Ricercar - Webern | Canons
Reviews:
MO - Comparative Review | MO - Academy Ensemble | MO - Ensemble Aurora | MO - Kuijken Brothers | MO - J. Savall
General Discussions:
Part 1 | Part 2

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