Item MS-5-2, Box 3, Folder 31 - Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme : [arrangement for two pianos]

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Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme : [arrangement for two pianos]

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Sleepers Wake

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Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged by W. Gillies Whittaker

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  • Variations in title: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140

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MS-5-2, Box 3, Folder 31

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  • 1941 (Distribution)
    Publication given to Ellen Ballon by Ralph Gustafson.
  • 1935 (Publication)
    London (England)

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1 score (24 p.)

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Item is an arrangement of Bach's cantata, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme," arranged for two pianos by W. Gillies Whittaker. It is inscribed to Ellen Ballon by "Ralph" (likely Ralph Gustafson).

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  • English
  • German

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Only the title of the composition is in German; the publication is otherwise in English.

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Description revised by Rebecca Shaw on January 10, 2018.

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  • English

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  • Box: MS-5-2, Box 3