Violin Concerto in A minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

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''Violin Concerto in A minor'' in 1748]]

The '''Violin Concerto in A minor''', BWV 1041, was composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is "generally thought to have been composed at Cöthen in 1717-23",Robin Stowell, "Violin Concertos," in ''Oxford Composer Companions: J.S. Bach'', Oxford University Press, 1999, p. 492 although Christoph Wolff has raised the possibility that the work may have been written in Leipzig,Christoph Wolff, "Bach's Leipzig Chamber Music," in ''Bach: Essays on His Life and Work'', Harvard University Press, 1991, pp. 234-237 perhaps during Bach's time as director of the Collegium Musicum. In any event, the only autograph source to survive are parts Bach copied out (along with other copyists)the copyists were J. S. Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Ludwig Krebs, and an unknown copyists: URL=http://www.bach-digital.de/servlets/MCRSearchServlet?mode=results&id=-1eoy0c7t6t1edhg1l0msk&numPerPage=10&mask=content/index.xml&query=%28source32%20contains%20%221041%22%29%20AND%20%28objectType%20=%20%22source%22%29%20AND%20%28source44%20=%20%220001%22%29%20AND%20%28source42%20=%20%220001%22%29&maxResults=0&inventsource.sortField.1=ascending in Leipzig circa 1730 Christoph Wolff, "Bach's Leipzig Chamber Music," in ''Bach: Essays on His Life and Work'', Harvard University Press, 1991, pp. 234-237 from a now lost score or draft.

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