Musical Borrowing
An Annotated Bibliography

Individual record

[+] Geiringer, Karl. "Artistic Interrelations of the Bachs." The Musical Quarterly 36 (July 1950): 363-74.

Members of the Bach family copied out each others music and also borrowed musical ideas from one another in their compositions. Several instances of the latter practice are noted. Instances include the similar treatment of a hymn tune and the direct borrowing of musical ideas.

Works: Johann Bernhard Bach: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (366), Suite for Solo Violin and Strings in G Minor (366); Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations (366); Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach: Einchöriges Heilig in C Major (369); Johann Sebastian Bach: Organ Concerto in D Minor (370); Johann Christoph Friedmann Bach: Die Kindheit Jesu (372), Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme (372); Johann Christian Bach: Violin Sonata in B flat, Op. 10, No. 1 (372); Johann Sebastian Bach: Mit fried' und Freud' ich fahr dahin (372).

Index Classifications: 1700s

Contributed by: David C. Birchler

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