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What is an organ harpsichord?

It's an alternate term for pedal harpsichord, an instrument that has a pedal keyboard like an organ's. See for example the great 1960's album "Bach on the Pedal Harpsichord" by E. Power Biggs (Columbia Records) Full Answer

How many compositions did Bach write?

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) wrote over one-thousand compositions. A catalog numbering system was created in 1950 by Wolfgang Schmieder and each composition was assigned a BWV number. BWV is the German acronym for Bach-Verke-Verzeichnis translated: Bach Work Catalog. The numbering… Full Answer

What does BMW mean in Bach mucis?

BWV -not BMW- stands for Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis ("Catalogue of Bach's Works"), made and published by musicologist Wolfgang Schmieder in 1950, and thoroughly updated in 1990. Every known musical work by Johann Sebastian Bach has been assigned a BWV number in his… Full Answer