Best Baroque Books

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1. First Lessons in Bach, Complete: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2066 For the Piano (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Walter Carroll
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (January 1, 2007)
ISBN: 978-1423421924

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(Piano Collection).Books I and II of this traditional edition in Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics have been combined in an affordable new volume. An excellent resource for Late Elementary to Early Intermediate pianists. Contents: Minuet in G Major, BWV App.

114 * Minuet in G minor, BWV App. 115 * Minuet in G Major, BWV App. 116 * Polonaise in G minor, BWV App. 119 * March in D Major, BWV 122 * Minuet in G Major from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * Minuet in G minor from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * Minuet in G minor (II) from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * March in G Major, BWV App.

124 * Minuet in D minor, BWV App. 132 * Musett in G Major from English Suite No. 3, BWV 808 * Bourree in E minor from Lute Suite No. 1, BWV 996 * Musette in D Major, BWV App. 126 * Minuet in C minor, BWV App. 121 * Gavotte in G minor from Overture in G minor, BWV 822 * March in E-flat Major, BWV App.

127 * Polonaise in G minor BWV App. 125 * Gavotte in D Major from English Suite No. 6, BWV 811 * Polonaise in G Major, BWV App. 130 * Gavotte in G minor from English Suite No. 3, BWV 808 * Minuet in F Major from Overture in F Major, BWV 820 * Polonaise in G minor, BWV App.


2. The Well-Tempered Clavier, Complete: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2057 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Carl Czerny
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Illustrated edition (December 1, 2006)
ISBN: 978-0634099212

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(Piano Collection).This new volume in Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics brings together Books I and II of Bach’s classic repertoire at an affordable price.


3. Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons, Complete: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2047

Author: by Rok Klopcic
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; 0 edition (August 1, 2004)
ISBN: 978-0634078972

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(String).This edition collects in one volume all four concertos that make up “The Four Seasons.” The combined retail value of the component publications that make up this collection (50263030 Spring, 50263040 Summer, 50262990 Fall, 50263000 Winter), at $7. 95 each, totals $31.80. This “Complete” edition is an extraordinary value.


4. Two- and Three-Part Inventions: Piano Solo

Author: by Carl Czerny
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Cover is Worn edition (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793569243

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(Piano Method).Contents: Two-Part Inventions: Invention in C Major, BWV 772 * Invention in C minor, BWV 773 * Invention in D Major, BWV 774 * Invention in D minor, BWV 775 * Invention in E-flat Major, BWV 776 * Invention in E Major, BWV 777 * Invention in E minor, BWV 778 * Invention in F Major, BWV 779 * Invention in F minor, BWV 780 * Invention in G Major, BWV 781 * Invention in G minor, BWV 782 * Invention in A Major, BWV 783 * Invention in A minor, BWV 784 * Invention in B-flat Major, BWV 785 * Invention in B minor, BWV 786 * Three-Part Inventions (Sinfonias): Sinfonia in C Major, BWV 787 * Sinfonia in C minor, BWV 788 * Sinfonia in D Major, BWV 789 * Sinfonia in D minor, BWV 790 * Sinfonia in E-flat Major, BWV 791 * Sinfonia in E Major, BWV 792 * Sinfonia in E minor, BWV 793 * Sinfonia in F Major, BWV 794 * Sinfonia in F minor, BWV 795 * Sinfonia in G Major, BWV 796 * Sinfonia in G minor, BWV 797 * Sinfonia in A Major, BWV 798 * Sinfonia in A minor, BWV 799 * Sinfonia in B-flat Major, BWV 800 * Sinfonia in B minor, BWV 801


5. Bach — Inventions & Sinfonias (2 & 3 Part Inventions): Comb Bound Book & CD (Alfred Masterwork CD Edition)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Alfred Music; Spi Pap/Co edition (December 1, 2004)
ISBN: 978-0739036860

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This historically accurate edition contains a wealth of background information information on ornamentation, dotted rhythms in the Baroque style, and the recommended tempos and guidelines for performing the works on the piano. Bach’s writing is carefully separated from the editorial suggestions in light gray print.

A wealth of footnotes compare the various sources consulted. Students, teachers and professional pianists will find this volume invaluable. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance. The Alfred Masterwork CD Editions conveniently combine each exceptional volume with a professionally recorded CD that is sure to inspire artistic performances.

Pianist Valery Lloyd-Watts studied at the Conservatory of Music in Toronto and the Royal College of Music in London. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin, where she studied with Paul Badura-Skoda. She co-authored the text Studying Suzuki Piano: More than Music, which was endorsed by Dr. Suzuki.


6. 6 Suites: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 1565 Cello Solo

Author: by Louis Svecenski
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; 0 edition (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793554485

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(String Solo).For unaccompanied cello.


7. Sonatas and Partitas: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 221 Violin Solo (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by E Herrmann
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; 0 edition (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793554621

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(String Solo).For unaccompanied violin.


8. Bach: The Ultimate Piano Collection: Schirmer Library of Classics Volume 2102 (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics)

Author: by Carl Czerny
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc.; Reprint edition (May 1, 2015)
ISBN: 978-1480332751

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(Piano Collection).The most Bach for your buck available! This gigantic 648 page comb-bound volume from the prestigious Schirmer Library of Musical Classics includes the complete Inventions, Sinfonias, English Suites, French Suites, Goldberg Variations, Partitas 1-3, The Well-Tempered Clavier Books 1 and 2, Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, and the Italian Concerto in F Major.


9. Bach Two-Part Inventions for the Piano (Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Vol.379)

Author: by Wm. Mason
Published at: G. Schirmer, Inc. (November 1, 1986)
ISBN: 978-0793553037

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(Piano Method).Contents: Invention in C Major, BWV 772 * Invention in C minor, BWV 773 * Invention in D Major, BWV 774 * Invention in D minor, BWV 775 * Invention in E-flat Major, BWV 776 * Invention in E Major, BWV 777 * Invention in E minor, BWV 778 * Invention in F Major, BWV 779 * Invention in F minor, BWV 780 * Invention in G Major, BWV 781 * Invention in G minor, BWV 782 * Invention in A Major, BWV 783 * Invention in A minor, BWV 784 * Invention in B-flat Major, BWV 785 * Invention in B minor, BWV 786

10. Bach — 18 Short Preludes (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Alfred Music; 2nd edition (June 1, 1971)
ISBN: 978-0739000410

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Collected from several sources, these teaching pieces were published separately in the 18th and 19th centuries as the Twelve Short Preludes and the Six Short Preludes. Students are often introduced to these works prior to studying the Two-Part Inventions (Alfred Edition 22528).

This unique edition includes the realization of ornaments and guidance concerning tempos and articulation.48 pages.

11. The Well-Tempered Clavier: Books I and II, Complete (Dover Music for Piano)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Dover Publications; 1st edition (January 1, 1984)
ISBN: 978-0486245324

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“His art was of an encyclopedic nature, drawing together and surmounting the techniques, the styles, and the general achievements of his own and earlier generations and leading to a new perspective.” Grove’s Dictionary of Music and Musicians. This informed assessment of the genius of Bach’s works can be applied with greatest accuracy to The Well-Tempered Clavier.

This highly influential work is monumental in the history of Western music. It represents not only the culmination of Bach’s own maturation process, but also the galvanization of the emerging style and structure of modern keyboard music. The grace and fecundity of The Well-Tempered Clavier have thrilled audiences, musicians, and composers for centuries.

Mozart, when rapidly advancing to the height of his mastery, had but to read a manuscript copy of The Well-Tempered Clavier and his style developed a new polyphonic richness and depth of harmony. Beethoven studied all the accessible works of Bach profoundly (including The Well-Tempered Clavier) and frequently quoted them in his sketchbooks, often with direct bearing on his own works.

12. J. S. Bach Two-part Inventions (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Alfred Music; Alfred Masterwork Edition – 2nd Edition (June 1, 1973)
ISBN: 978-0739007594

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Bach Two-Part Inventions Intermediate/Late Intermediate Piano. “Your edition of the Bach Inventions is an excellent, practical edition with a splendid foreword. Students should consider it a ‘must’ and I look forward to introducing it to mine.” – Igor Kipnis.

13. Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments

Author: by C.P.E. Bach
Published at: W. W. Norton & Company; Annotated edition (November 17, 1948)
ISBN: 978-0393097160

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Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments is a classic of musical literature in the true sense of the word. The many ramifications of Bach’s comprehensive essay have been neatly explained and annotated in a manner that makes the Essay a valuable reference work and an interesting venture in musical literature and history.

The translator, William J. Mitchell, brought to his task a long standing familiarity with C.P.E.Bach.

14. The Bach Cello Suites for Guitar: In Standard Notation and Tablature (Bach for Guitar)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Independently published (November 22, 2019)
ISBN: 978-1710512410

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The complete six Suites for Violoncello solo (BWV 10071012) by Johann Sebastian Bach transcribed for guitar in standard notation and tablature. Composed between 1717 and 1723 the six Suites are some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions ever written for cello.

They are considered some of Bachs greatest musical achievements.Includes: Suite No.1 in D major (orig. G major) BWV 1007Suite No.2 in A minor (orig. D minor) BWV 1008Suite No.3 in G major (orig. C major) BWV 1009Suite No. 4 in Bb major (orig.

Eb major) BWV 1010Suite No.5 in G minor (orig. C minor) BWV 1011Suite No. 6 in D major BWV 1012 Bonus: Downloadable audio files for all the pieces in this book.

15. Bach — The Well-Tempered Clavier, Vol 1: Comb Bound Book (Alfred Masterwork Edition)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Alfred Music; 2nd edition (December 1, 1994)
ISBN: 978-0882848310

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A most impressive 220-page edition of the first volume of “The Well-Tempered Clavier,” these 24 preludes and 24 fugues were painstakingly researched over a period of 10 years, using the most important original manuscript sources. Baroque scholar Willard A. Palmer’s thorough introduction discusses fugal construction, articulation and other aspects of performance interpretation.

Volume I of “The Well-Tempered Clavier” has been updated with a new “look” to match Volume II. This essential masterpiece is a “must-have” for all pianists. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

16. Bach — Selections from Anna Magdalena's Notebook: Book & CD (Alfred Masterwork CD Edition)

Author: by Johann Sebastian Bach
Published at: Alfred Music; Pap/Com edition (December 1, 2004)
ISBN: 978-0739036884

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This timeless collection contains selections attributed to J.S.Bach, his son C.P.E.Bach, and others. Generations of students have studied the volume’s “Menuet in G Major,” “Musette in D Major” and the “Prelude in C Major” from the first volume of The Well-Tempered Clavier.

Dr. Palmer provides the texts to the instrumental settings of chorales and arias found in this work, as well as a brief biography of the Bach family. The Alfred Masterwork CD Editions conveniently combine each exceptional volume with a professionally recorded CD that is sure to inspire artistic performances.

Pianist Valery Lloyd-Watts studied at the Conservatory of Music in Toronto and the Royal College of Music in London. She earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin, where she studied with Paul Badura-Skoda. She co-authored the text Studying Suzuki Piano: More than Music, which was endorsed by Dr. Suzuki.