An Wasserflüssen Babylon, BWV 653 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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Editor Wilhelm Rust (1822-1892)
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General Information

Work Title An Wasserflüssen Babylon a 2 clav. e pedale
Alternative. Title By the Waters of Babylon
Composer Bach, Johann Sebastian
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. BWV 653 ; 653a, 653b (early versions)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IJB 29
Key G major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 chorale prelude
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1747-48 in 18 Chorale Preludes (No.3)
First Publication. 1847 or before
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation organ
Primary Sources Bach Digital (source list), BWV 653a, 653b (early versions)
Holograph, ca.1747-48. D-B, Mus.ms. Bach P 271 (pp.66-68)
External Links Wikipedia article (Great Eighteen)
Extra Information Bach produced 2 early versions of this work, BWV 653a and 653b which are 77 bars versus the 83 of the ultimate version.