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Bach Italian Concerto - Advice, please (Read 1663 times)

Offline scriabinophile

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Bach Italian Concerto - Advice, please
« on: October 17, 2013, 11:28:22 AM »
Hi.  I'm trying to decide which edition of the Bach Italian Concerto to have my student buy.
I use the Peters Urtext edition myself, and it's OK; the page layout is nice.  But I see that there is also an Alfred Edition, among others. 

Amazon only allows a glimpse at the first few pages of the Alfred Edition, which amounts to only the editor's commentary.  I can't see any of the actual score.  If someone has it, how is it?

Or is there something better?  Suggestions, please.




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Re: Bach Italian Concerto - Advice, please
«Reply #1 on: October 18, 2013, 02:57:11 AM »
You cannot go wrong with Henle.

Good luck!

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Re: Bach Italian Concerto - Advice, please
«Reply #2 on: October 18, 2013, 05:25:36 AM »
I have the Alfred one. Not usually a fan of their editions, but don't recall any problems.
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Re: Bach Italian Concerto - Advice, please
«Reply #3 on: October 18, 2013, 11:27:20 AM »
I recommend the Rosalyn Tureck edition of the Italian Concerto published by Schirmer.  It's urtext.