Prelude I in C major, BWV 846 - Well Tempered Clavier [First Book]

Uploaded on Jul 9, 2013

Prelude No. 1 in C major (BWV 846), first book of the Well Tempered Clavier
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Written in 1722, publicated in 1801

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piano baroque johann I prelude 1 Organ Mozart fugue bach bien Klavier fuga well toccata Praeludium sebastian harpischord bwv Haendel Sebastien Orgue Orgel Tempered Clavier jean tempéré wohl temperiert 846

Pages 2
Duration 01:59
Measures 34
Key signature natural
Parts 1
Part names
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License Public domain
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ADAGIO!! BPM = 60 - 70 This is too fast.
I absolutely adore this song. Before I learned to play, this was always the song (besides Für Elise) I dreamt to play. Thank you so much for sharing this score.
Hello. I currently play this piece myself.. I have the book. It is very calming, I use it to go to sleep sometimes.. I just love classic music..
Beautiful piece. Thanks you so much! My wife, who is almost 80, played piano as a child, and is just starting to get back into playing music. She had a lot of trouble reading the mixed clefs in measure 32. So, in MuseScore, I selected the last eight notes of the measure, pressed ctrl-shift-downarrow, X, and no more mixed clefs! You MuseScore developers thought of everything! Then I just deleted the left-over clefs in the upper staff.
In this chart, bar 26 is missing. It is the same as the 6th bar from the end of the piece.
Beautiful piece! (Clap, clap!) Do you have any other classical pieces in the C Scale?
There is more.. But I cant make a song because I don't know how.. Can someone show me how? I would really appreciate that.. :)
Thnx! This was written for haprsichord, so there are dynamics (pedals etc), Humphries in his book suggested dynamic f. e. for first two Treble clef lines go first three sixteenth n. cres. and other three diminuendo, how do you play this?)
Hello, Thank you very much for your work. I compared it with my original score from "Edition Steingräber" and it seams to me as if you are missing a measure at 26. The Bass is the same. In the treble it goes G;C;F.... first and then your measure 26 is then measure 27 and correct. So long
Thank you so much for posting this, it's my favourite piece :) And no Schwencke measure :D But measure 26 is missing.