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Bach: Invention in D Major

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ID:84
Johann Sebastian Bach - Inventions :
Invention, No. 3
Invention  No. 3  in D Major by Bach piano sheet music
Key: D Major Published: 1723
Level: 5 Period: Baroque
piano sheet music Piano score: PS Urtext (530 kB)
piano sheet music Piano score: Czerny edition (562 kB)
piano sheet music Piano score: Autograph manuscript (648 kB)



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smiley Bach: 2 part Inventions 1, 2, 4, 8, added 11, 12, 13, 14
October 12, 2006, 02:47:24 AM by piano121

Here are my interpetation on Bach´s 2 part inventions.  Coments most welcome.


xx Invention No. 3 ornamentation
February 09, 2010, 04:10:19 PM by iroveashe

I have the Schrimer edition, with notes, fingerings and clarifications of the ornaments by Christopher Taylor, which is very similar to this, with a few differences: trills added between brackets indicating that it is a suggestion not present in the original score, at bars:

11, first voice over the second B
25, first voice over the long G
28, second voice, over the long A
30, first voice, over the F#, imitating the previous one
37, first voice over the B
53, first voice over the second E, imitating bar 11
58, first voice over the E.

Looking at Bach's manuscript I get a little confused about several details:

1. The last beat in bar 4, in the manuscript is written as a dotted semiquaver and a demisemiquaver, in every edition is written as 2 semiquavers.

2. The complete lack of turns in the manuscript.

3. The trills appearing between brackets as a suggestion, when in fact the trill appears in the original score.

4. The added B at bar 46 in most editions.

What is the cause of this differences? Did Bach revisit the score?


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