BWV

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Etymology[edit]

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

Initialism[edit]

BWV

  1. (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.