Bwv Definition

abbreviation
(music) Initialism used to indicate a particular work of music according to a reference number assigned in the Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke von Johann Sebastian Bach, a catalog which provides a reference number for each work of music by Johann Sebastian Bach, or which has been attributed to him.
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Origin of Bwv

  • Initialism for the German Bach (“J.S.Bach”)-Werke (“works”)-Verzeichnis (“catalog”).

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