D-Gb, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut, Göttingen
Scholz collection
Arrangement of the prelude and fugue in C major, BWV 531

1. Appearance
Shelfmark                                  D-LEb Rara Ib, 25 (olim D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.5.1)
Extent 1 sheet (broken apart in the fold)
Measurement, in cm 23 x 28,5
Rastrology, in cm 0,75
Paper/Watermark 'lily 3'
Cleffing violin clef/bass clef
Safe-keeping/Quire/Foliation single sheet, paged: f. 1r: 8, f. 1v: 7, f. 2r: 6, f. 2v: 5
Scribe Leonhard Scholz
Dating 18th century

2. Contents
Arrangement                             f. 1r: BWV 531/1, mm. 19 - end
f. 1v: BWV 531/2, mm. 1 - 42a
f. 2r: BWV 531/2, mm. 42b - end
f. 2v: BWV 531/1, mm. 1 - 14 (before it 4 accolades left blank)
Title-heading BWV 531/1: "Praeludium con Fuga, Da I. S. Bach.", at the end of the prelude: "Seque / Fuga."
BWV 531/2: "Fuga."

3. Miscellaneous
Foreign/later entries                none
Condition of source good (bleed-through), no traces of use
Provenance L. Scholz - ? - C. F. Guhr - ? - private ownership Klinckerfuß - antique shop Schneider, Tutzing - Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut Göttingen (1968)
Literature NBA IV/5-6, critical report, pp. 160, 288 and 708
Remarks Except for some pedal points (mm. 66ff. of the fugue) prelude and fugue are arranged for playing on manuals only.
The other copy of BWV 531 in D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.5.2 is independend from this one, it shows largely authentic versions.
For the paging cf. D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.4.9: a paged copy in an identical format (pag. 11/12, 21/22).