Collection of organ music, chiefly fuguesAdditional title: Works. Selections; arranged
NamesBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (Composer)Novello, Vincent, 1781-1861 (Former owner)Wesley, Samuel, 1766-1837 (Music copyist)
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1811 (Questionable)
Table of ContentsFugato for the organ [Sonatas, organ, BWV 526, C minor] -- Christe [Christe, aller Welt Trost, BWV 673] -- Confiteor unum baptisma [Masses, BWV 232, B minor. Confiteor] -- Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam [Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, BWV 684] -- In Epiphania Domini. Hymnus. Crudelis Herodes ; Ecce advenit dominator Dominus / [anonymous; chants harmonized with figured bass] -- Fuga a 5 con pedale pro organo pleno [Präludium und Fuge, organ, BWV 552, E♭ major] -- Fuga [Fugues, harpsichord, BWV 955, B♭ major] -- Fuga 23 [Wohltemperierte Klavier, 2. T. Nr. 23. Fuga].
Library locationsMusic DivisionShelf locator: Drexel 5453
TopicsManuscriptsOrgan musicOrgan music, Arranged
Physical DescriptionExtent:  leaves ; 31 cmPoor condition.
Description"The whole of this fine collection of organ music is in the hand writing of Sam Wesley, who kindly presented me with the mss. for my organ loft at the Portuguese Chapel, where I have frequently played most of the pieces with him as duetts. He was a great admirer of the fine organ there, which was one of the most exquisitely rich, beautiful and mellow-toned instruments that I have ever heard. For several years, Sam Wesley came almost every Sunday to hear the service, which generally consisted of one of Haydn or Mozart's masses, and afterward he was particularly fond of playing one of the glorious fugues of Sebastian Bach with me, which we adapted extemporaneously for four hands, as a last voluntary -- Vincent Novello, April 1844" -- note on cover.
Type of ResourceNotated music
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 914193827NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20733366Photo Order: 57328Barcode: 33433099213518Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8a8aaf90-c17a-0134-3c79-00505686a51c
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