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Old 11-12-2005, 09:04 PM
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Question Bwv?

Why are these initials in front of many of Bach's works? I assume "B" stands for Bach, and "W" & "V"? Are they the initials of a parent?

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Old 11-13-2005, 07:58 PM
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Good Question!! I will have to go look!
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Old 11-13-2005, 08:21 PM
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Well, thanks a lot TVL!
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Old 11-13-2005, 08:32 PM
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I asked my ever so knowledgable brother about it ( ) and he said that BMW marked the cataloguing system for Bach's works. Like "k." for Mozart. Some one went through and tried to number Bach's works in the order that he wrote them. I haven't the faintest idea what the letters stand for.
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Thats what I found out too! Thanx to Carl!
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I asked my ever so knowledgable brother about it ( ) and he said that BMW marked the cataloguing system for Bach's works. Like "k." for Mozart. Some one went through and tried to number Bach's works in the order that he wrote them. I haven't the faintest idea what the letters stand for.


Thankyou Artsy Wright. Well, yeah the K stays for Mozart, and BMW for Bach, but the Initials still stay a "mistery". Thanks again for your kind answer...but what does Carl have to do with this? Is he your "knowledgable brother" ?
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Old 11-13-2005, 09:12 PM
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Yes Carl is Sorsha's brother :P
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Old 11-13-2005, 09:13 PM
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I'm kind of lost? So he's Sorsha's brother but what does it have to do with ArtsyWright?
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Because I'm Sorsha! My knowledgable brother is Carl, and I'm Sorsha.

Sorry for the confusion!
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