J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834
J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834
J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834
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J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834

Estimate: 2,000 - 2,500 GBP

J. S. Bach. Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, 1831-1834

Estimate: 2,000 - 2,500 GBP

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BACH, JOHANN SEBASTIAN

Three first and early editions of music for organ, bound in one volume, c.1831-1834, comprising: 


1) Sechs Praeludien und Fugen für die Orgel [BWV 543-548], Frankfurt: G.H. Hedler, [1834], 73 pages, lithographed music;

2) Johann Sebastian Bach's noch wenig bekannte Orgelcompositionen, FIRST EDITION of the G minor fugue BWV 542, with 533 and 565, edited by A.B. Marx. 3.s heft, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, [1833], 19 pages, engraved music, plate number 5471;

3) VI Varierte Choräle für die Orgel [BWV 654, 620a, 740, 614, 622 and 659a], für das Pianoforte...1. Heft, Frankfurt: Dunst, [1831], 13 pages, lithographed music

oblong 4to (c.24.5 x 32.5cm), inscribed label to cover ("Joh. Seb. Bach Orgelfugen und 4händige Choräle (Lichtenstein) Ernst Rudorff. 1894"), nineteenth-century paper-covered boards, binding somewhat worn; together with: a manuscript of: Fugue in G minor for organ BWV 578 and the Fantasia in G minor for organ BWV 542/1, notated in brown ink on up to nine systems per page, faded pencil sketches at the end, 9 pages, oblong 4to, 10-stave paper, early 19th-century, tear to one leaf


Marie Lichtenstein was the god-daughter of Carl Maria von Weber, and the god-mother of Ernst Rudorff, who acquired this volume and others from the Lichtenstein Nachlass. The G-minor fugue BWV 578 was first published in 1821, the G-minor fantasia BWV 542/1, in 1833.

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