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Inventions & Sinfonias

Two- & Three-Part Inventions

By Johann Sebastian Bach

Solo piano - SMP Level 9 (Advanced)
Two- & Three-Part Inventions. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Willard A. Palmer. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterworks Editions. Baroque. Collection. With introductory text, instructional text, standard notation and fingerings (does not include words to the songs). 112 pages. Alfred Music #00-606C. Published by Alfred Music (AP.606C).

Item Number: AP.606C

ISBN 9780882846262. 9x12 inches. English.

This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 7-9.

About SMP Level 9 (Advanced)

All types of major, minor, diminished, and augmented chords spanning more than an octave. Extensive scale passages.

  • Invention No.1   BWV 772, C Major
  • Invention No.1 (Variant)  BWV 772a, C Major
  • Invention No.2   BWV 773, C Minor
  • Invention No.3  BWV 774, D Major
  • Invention No.4  BWV 775, D Minor
  • Invention No.5  BWV 776, Eb Major
  • Invention No.6  BWV 777, E Major
  • Invention No.7  BWV 778, E Minor
  • Invention No.8  BWV 779, F Major
  • Invention No.9  BWV 780, F Minor
  • Invention No.10  BWV 781. , G Major
  • Invention No.11  BWV 782, G Minor
  • Invention No.12  BWV 783, A Major
  • Invention No.13  BWV 784, A Minor
  • Invention No.14  BWV 785, Bb Major
  • Invention No.15  BWV 786, B Minor
  • Sinfonia No.1  BWV 787, C Major
  • Sinfonia No.2  BWV 788, C Minor
  • Sinfonia No.3  BWV 789, D Major
  • Sinfonia No.4  BWV 790, D Minor
  • Sinfonia No.5 (Variant)  BWV 791a, Eb Major
  • Sinfonia No.5  BWV 791, Eb Major
  • Sinfonia No.6  BWV 792, E Major
  • Sinfonia No.7  BWV 793, E Minor
  • Sinfonia No.8  BWV 794, F Major
  • Sinfonia No.9  BWV 795, F Minor
  • Sinfonia No.10  BWV 796, G Major
  • Sinfonia No.11  BWV 797, G Minor
  • Sinfonia No.12  BWV 798, A Major
  • Sinfonia No.13  BWV 799, A Minor
  • Sinfonia No.14  BWV 800, Bb Major
  • Sinfonia No.15  BWV 801, B Minor

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  • 4

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  • November 21, 2019 Good For Students

    This edition allows the student to view the realisations of the ornaments. While I cannot agree with everything Palmer says (for example, C minor 2-part Invention), I use this, the AM Bach selections and 18 Small Preludes so that students feel enabled to add their own ornamentation. Palmer's...

    WTC, I use as reference only as the ABRSM edition is superior

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  • 4

    Stephenville Texas
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  • May 01, 2011 Great book to own

    Every pianist should own Bach's inventions. I prefer the Henle Verlag edition but this one is nonetheless great to own.

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  • 5

    Oregon City, OR
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  • February 27, 2008 Great combo

    Thanks for this great combo of inventions and sinfonias. It has great notes in front before the music. Binding allows flat placement.

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  • 5

    Magdalena Valderrama
    Napa, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Not sure
  • May 11, 2007 Bach Inventions inventively presented

    This collection is really special. It was hard to find a complete set of the inventions in sheet music, which I wanted to give as a birthday gift. So to find the inventions along with the sinfonias was a good surprise. It's been several years since either of us...

    played piano--as soon as I saw the book online, I knew it was the one to get. I wasn't disappointed, the book itself was chock full of useful and interesting musical and historical annotations that musicians and music lovers alike will really appreciate. Great item! I'd be interested in Palmer's other books. And of course the Alfred Publishing name has been around awhile.

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  • 5

    Concord, CA
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 13, 2006 Excellent - Useful and Interesting

    This book contains all 15 Inventions and all 15 Sinfonias in flawless print quality. Also, there is a large section explaining the history of the pieces contained in the book and variations contained in another autograph by Bach.

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