Preludes and fugues after J.S. Bach

Appleby Catalogue W number: 
W431
Year Composed: 

Category:

Preludes et Fugues d'apres Jean-Sebastien Bach pour orchestre de violoncelles

Preludes & Fugues

  • Prelude 22 from Book 1
  • Fugue 8 Book 1
  • Prelude 14 Book 2
  • Fugue 1 Book 1
  • Prelude 8 Book 1
  • Fugue 21 Book 1

I see from VILLA-LOBOS: SUA OBRA, Versão 1.0 (2009) that Villa-Lobos re-arranged these cello orchestra works for a cappella choir.  I'd love to hear the choral version of these pieces!

Instrumentation: 

An "orchestra" of cellos

Scores: 

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, and Johann Sebastian Bach. 1990. Préludes et fugues d'après Jean-Sébastien Bach: pour orchestre de violoncelles. Paris: Eschig. The parts are available for hire from Max Eschig.  

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Performances: 

These pieces are becoming more popular in performance; they've been featured in four London concerts in 2008-10.

Category: 
Orchestral Works