Toccata and Fugue in d minor BWV565 (J.S.Bach)

Duration: 10'30"


Key: D minor (original key)

Grade: 5

It is impossible to play Toccata in original measures. Arranger must consider it carefully. Measures of this arrangement are faithful to the original as near as possible. Therefore this arrangement is not easy to play.

Two versions are available. Symphonic band version is suitable for sixty persons or more. Wind ensemble version is suitable for twenty or thirty persons.

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Integrated Students' Winds, Osaka Junior College of Music
Tohru Takahashi, conductor

Until begining of Fugue, 3"50"

Until begining of Fugue, 3"50"

Complete, 10'45"

Symphonic Band Version

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Symphonic Band Version

Piccolo, Flutes 1&2 (combine *Alto Flute and *Bass Flute), *Oboes 1&2, *English Horn, *Bassoons 1&2, Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet 1, Bb Clarinet 2, Bb Clarinet 3, *Alto Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, *Bb Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophones 1&2, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpets 1&2, Trumpets 3&4, Horns 1&2, Horns 3&4, Trombones 1&2, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Bass Tuba, String Bass, Timpani, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal, Bells, Xylophone (or Marimba), Chimes

Wind Ensemble Version

(* - These parts are able to omit.)
Piccolo, Flute, *Oboe, * Bassoon, Bb Clarinet 1, Bb Clarinet 2, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Horn 1, Horn 2, Trombone 1, Trombone 2, Euphonium, Bass Tuba, *String Bass, Timpani, Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal, Glockenspiel, Xylophone, Chimes (Timpani and percussion can be played by two persons.)

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