List of transcriptions of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach

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Johann Sebastian Bach's music has often been transcribed for other instruments.

Bach's lifetime[edit]

Bach himself was an inveterate transcriber of his works for other musical forces. For example:

Classical era[edit]

Romantic era[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

  • Luciano Berio arranged Bach's Contrapunktus XIX from Die Kunst der Fuge for 23 players (2001).


  1. ^ Köchel, Ludwig Ritter von (1862). Chronologisch-thematisches Verzeichniss sämmtlicher Tonwerke Wolfgang Amade Mozart's (in German). Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel. OCLC 3309798. Archived from the original on 12 February 2008., No. 405, pp. 328–329
  2. ^ Preludes and Fugues, K.404a: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP)
  3. ^ "Hess 38" is Beethoven's arrangement of "Book 1 – Fugue No. 22 in B flat minor" (BWV 867).