D-Gb, Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut, Göttingen
Scholz collection
Collective manuscript with the fugue in G minor, BWV 578, and an arrangement of the passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582

1. Appearance
Shelfmark                                  D-LEb Rara Ib, 106 (olim D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.7.3)
Extent 1 sheet, 1 leave and cover
Measurement, in cm I: 23 x 28; 1: 23 x 36-36,5; cover: 29,5-30,5 x 41,5-42,5 (the sheet is trimmed lopsidedly)
Rastrology, in cm I: 0,9; 1: 0,75
Paper/Watermark sheet: 'coat of arms of Strasbourg 4'
leave: 'Star 1'
cover: 'J 1'
Cleffing violin clef/soprano clef/bass clef
Safe-keeping/Quire/Foliation sheet: paged as follows: f. 1r: 11, f. 1v: 12, f. 2r: 25, f. 2v: 26;
single leaf not paged
Scribe Leonhard Scholz
cover title: Carl Ferdinand Guhr
Dating 18th century

2. Contents
Arrangement                             f. 1r: BWV 578, mm. 45 - end; end of the "Passaglia" (17 measures of the abridged arrangement of BWV 582)
f. 1v: beginning of the arrangement of BWV 582, mm. 1 - 45
f. 2r: continuation of the arrangement of BWV 582
f. 2v: BWV 578, mm. 1 - 44
f. 3r: continuation of the arrangement of BWV 582
f. 3v: blank (not ruled)
Title-heading BWV 582: "Passaglia. Da Johann Sebastian Bach."
BWV 578: "Fuga di J. S. Bach"
Model BWV 578: D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.6.1, see NBA IV/5-6, critical report, p. 734
BWV 582: D Gb Ms. Scholz 4.7.4, see NBA IV/7, critical report, p. 133

3. Miscellaneous
Foreign/later entries                on f. 3r at the top: "N. 41"
on the cover; "No. 12" (crossed out and corrected to "6" [with pencil]), below it: "Passaglia [!] aus c moll. mit Pedale / Fuga g moll. / -- C moll c. Pedale / de J. S. Bach."
Condition of source good (little bleed-through, sheet slightly ripped in the fold) no traces of use
Provenance L. Scholz - ? - Franconian private ownership - antique shop Schneider, Tutzing - Johann-Sebastian-Bach-Institut Göttingen (1968)
Literature NBA IV/5-6, critical report, p. 162
Remarks There are two different versions of the passacaglia, one with and one without pedal.
The fugue in G minor is arranged for playing on manuals only.