D-Gb, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut, Göttingen
Scholz collection
Collective manuscript with parts of the "Art of Fugue", BWV 1080/14, 15 and 16

1. Appearance
Shelfmark                                  D-LEb Rara Ib, 101 (olim D Gb Ms. Scholz 8.2.9)
Extent 2 sheets + cover
Measurement, in cm 37 x 22
Rastrology, in cm 0,85
Paper/Watermark 'fir 2' and 'fir 3'
cover (paper of grey and blue): 'fir 3'
Cleffing violin clef/bass clef
Safe-keeping/Quire/Foliation The sheets are stitched with thread and paged: f. 2r: 1, f. 2v: 2, f. 3r: 3, f. 3v: 4, f. 4r: 5, f. 4v: 6, f. 5r: 7, f. 5v: 8
Scribe Leonhard Scholz
in part written flightily, but corrections
Dating 18th century

2. Contents
Arrangement                             f. 1r: blank (later the title was added)
f. 1v: blank
f. 2r: BWV 1080/14, mm. 1-46a
f. 2v: BWV 1080/14, mm. 46b-90a
f. 3r: BWV 1080/14, mm. 90b - end, BWV 1080/15, mm. 1-24
f. 3v: BWV 1080/15, mm. 25-69
f. 4r: BWV 1080/15, mm. 70 - end
f. 4v: BWV 1080/16, mm. 1-34
f. 5r: BWV 1080/16, mm. 35-69a
f. 5v: BWV 1080/16, 69b - end
f. 6r and f. 6v blank (back side of the cover)
Title-heading 1080/14: "Canon p Augmentationem in Contrario Motu."
1080/15: "Canon / alla / Ottava" (vor der Akkolade)
1080/16: "Canon alla Decima Contrapun=to alla Terza"
without ascription
Model presumably original publication

3. Miscellaneous
Foreign/later entries                f. 1r at the top, in the middle: "N. 55.", below it (added by another scribe, with pencil): "Die Kunst der Fuge / XII XII XIII"
Condition of source bleed-through, leaves have darkened; no traces of use
Provenance L. Scholz - ? - Franconian private ownership - antique shop Schneider, Tutzing - Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut Göttingen (1968)
Literature NBA VIII/2, critical report, pp. 70f.
Remarks piano score with 2 braces