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THEMATIC CATALOGS

THEMATIC CATALOGS

Bach:

REF  ML134.B1 S3

Schmieder, Wolfgang. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke von Johann Sebastian Bach : Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (BWV) Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, c1950.

 

REF  ML134.B1 S3 1990 

Schmieder, Wolfgang. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke von Johann Sebastian Bach : Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (BWV). 2., überarbeitete und erw. Ausg. Wiesbaden : Breitkopf & Härtel, 1990.

 

Many older citations have been deleted from the first edition, so to take advantage of all citations check both editions of the BWV.

 

REF  ML134.B1 A3 1985

Schulze, Hans-Joachim. Bach Compendium : analytisch-bibliographisches Repertorium der Werke Johann Sebastian Bachs (BC).  Frankfurt ; New York : C.F. Peters, c1985- (NOT YET COMPLETE--SO FAR v.1 pt 1-4 VOCAL MUSIC only portion published)

 

Handel:

 

REF   ML134.H16 A15

Bell, A. Craig.  Handel; chronological thematic catalogue. Darley, Eng., Grian-Aig Press, 1972.

 

First published thematic catalog. Contains no incipits for unpublished works. Few details.

 

REF   ML134.H16 A19 v.1-4   
Eisen, Walter u. Margret Eisen.  Händel-Handbuch : in 4 Bd. : gleichzeitig Suppl. zu Hallische Händel-Ausgabe (Kritische Gesamtausgabe).  Kassel ; Bärenreiter, c1978-1986. 4 v.

A multivolume work. V.1-3 are thematic catalogs: 

  

--Bd. 1. Includes a thematic catalog of stage works (except for fragments in Bd. 3)

-- Bd. 2. Thematic catalog of oratorios, odes, serenatas, vocal chamber music and church music.

--Bd. 3. Thematic catalog of instrumental music.  Appendix to stage works including fragments and pasticcios.

 

THEMATIC CATALOG EXAMPLE

Example from the Handel-Handbuch.

IMPORTANT RESOURCES

REF ML134.B1 M45 1998 
Melamed, Daniel R. An introduction to Bach studies. New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.

REF ML134.H16 P37 2005
Parker, Mary Ann. G.F. Handel: a guide to research. Routledge : New York, 2005.