Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Biography by James Reel

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The second son of Bach was a keyboardist, composer, and author of the Essay on the True Art of Keyboard Playing.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Abschied von meinem Silbermannischen Claviere, rondo for keyboard in E minor, H. 272, Wq. 66 1781 06:40 Keyboard
Magnificat for 4 voices, chorus, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 trumpets, 2 horns, strings & continuo in D minor, H. 772, Wq. 215 1749 25:38 Choral
Symphony for 2 oboes, 2 horns, strings & continuo in E flat major, H. 654, Wq. 179 1757 10:58 Symphony
Fantasia & Fugue à 4, for keyboard in C minor "No. 7", H. 75.5, Wq. 119/7 1755 05:47 Keyboard
Sonata for flute & keyboard in D major, H. 505, Wq. 83 1746 14:15 Chamber Music
Concerto for flute, strings & continuo in G major, H. 445, Wq. 169 1755 24:36 Concerto
Die Israeliten in der Wüste, oratorio for 5 soloists, chorus, orchestra & continuo, H. 775, Wq. 238 1769 01:17:00 Choral
Concerto for cello, strings & continuo ("No. 2") in B flat major, H. 436, Wq. 171 1751 22:51 Concerto
Sonata (Solo) for harp in G major, H. 563, Wq. 139 1762 14:13 Chamber Music
Sonata for flute in A minor, H. 562, Wq. 132 1747 12:07 Chamber Music
Concerto for cello, strings & continuo ("No. 3") in A major, H. 439, Wq. 172 1753 19:54 Concerto
Concerto for organ (or harpsichord), strings & continuo in G major, H. 444, Wq. 34 1755 22:37 Concerto
Concerto for cello, strings & continuo ("No. 1") in A minor, H. 432, Wq. 170 1750 25:26 Concerto
Symphony for strings & continuo in G major, H. 657, Wq. 182/1 (Sei sinfonie No. 1) 1773 11:11 Symphony
Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu, oratorio for 3 voices, chorus, orchestra & continuo, H. 777, Wq. 240 1774 01:13:32 Choral
Probestücke in sechs Sonaten, sonatas for keyboard, H. 70-75, Wq. 63 1753 10:05 Keyboard
Sonata for flute & keyboard in E major, H. 506, Wq. 84 1748 14:01 Chamber Music
Symphony for strings & continuo in A major, H. 660, Wq. 182/4 (Sei sinfonie No. 4) 1773 12:11 Symphony
Symphony for orchestra in F major, H. 665, Wq. 183/3 (Orchester-sinfonien No. 3) 1775 09:59 Symphony
Prussian Sonatas (6), for keyboard, H. 24-29, Wq. 48 1740 01:14:42 Keyboard
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