The Bach Compendium (BC) is a multi-volume attempt by renowned scholar Christoph Wolff and others to replace the traditional but obsolete BWV numbering system. It is my understanding that the first four volumes (work groups A through H, T, and V, encompassing all of Bach's vocal production) have been published in the 1980s, but after that the project appears to have been discontinued.

However, according to this page and other online sources (even Spotify), work groups J, K (organ music), L (keyboard and lute music), and even Q (didactic works) seem to have been compiled, at least partially. These letters roughly correspond to the contents of the fifth volume of the series, which is nowhere to be found.

Where has this part of the BC catalogue been published?


I can‘t find any evidence than the chapters J K L Q as you say in IMSLP. But they must be able to tell you so: (look up the tel. Nr.)


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