Canon a 4 BWV 1074GND

Canons, The Musical Offering, The Art of Fugue
Genre
Canon
Scoring
unknown

Date of origin, Work history
1727 (between February and August)
the canon published in riddle form by Bach himself is dedicated to the later Hamburg law scholar Ludwig Friedrich Hudemann, who had matriculated at Leipzig University on February 24, 1727; for possible solutions to the riddle canon, see Early Prints.
Comment
Titel (nach Frühdruck Mattheson, Der vollkommene Capellmeister, Hamburg 1739, S. 412 ): "Canon a 4." [Kanon in Rätselnotation] | "dedié | A Monsieur Houdemann | et | composé | par J. S. Bach" (s. Dok I, Nr. 158)

Original sources
Verschollen Autograph BWV 1074 [Score]
Additional sources
B-Bc 15140 MSM [Score]
D-LEb Go. S. 80, Faszikel 2 [Score]
D-LEm Becker III.13.86 [Druck 1728] [Score]
D-LEm Poel. mus. Ms. 25, Faszikel 3 [Score]

Edition
Literature
Dok. I, Nr. 158

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BachDigitalWork_work_00001260
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2022-11-08 : 02:54:13