Johann Sebastian Bach - Bwv 851 - Prelude No 6 In Dm tab

Prelude 6 in D minor, BWV 851
from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, by J.S. Bach

Tabbed by Nick Choly
choly@fas.harvard.edu

I had to fudge a few notes by an octave here and there, but for the
most part, it holds to the original.
With the vertical bars | delimiting beats, I recommend striving for
100 beats per minute.


measure 1: | | | | | | | |E----------------5--------5--------10-------------------------------------|B-------------------6--------6--------11----11----------------8--------10-|G----------------------7--------7--------12----12-9--12-9--6-----9--6-----|D-0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------0--------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 2: | | | | | | | |E----------------17-13----13----------6-----10-------15-12----12----------|B-------10-------------15----15----15----8-----11----------13----13----13-|G-10-7-----10-7-----------------15----0--------0--12----------------12----|D-0--------0--------12-------12-------------------------10-------10-------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 3: | | | | | | | |E-------8--------13-10----10-------15-12----12-------17-13----13-------18-|B-10-------10----------11----11----------13----13----------15----15-------|G----10-------10-------------0--12----------------14----------------15----|D-------------------8-----------------10----------------12-------0--------|A-8--------8-----------------------------------12-------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 4: | | | | | | | |E-15-12-15-12-8--20-17-13-17-13----17-13-10-13-10----13-10-6--10-------10-|B-------------------------------13----------------10-------------11-------|G-------------------------------------------------------------------10----|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A----------------------------------------------------------------0--------|E-12-------8--------13-------12-------10-------8--------6-----------------|
measure 5: | | | | | | | |E-6-----6--3-----6-----0--6--3-----6--5-----5--1-----1--------1--------0--|B----8--------3-----8-----------3--------6--------3-----3--------1--------|G-0--------------------------------------------2-----------3--------3-----|D----------3--------------------------3-----------------------------------|A-------------------7--------3--------------------------1--------3--------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 6: | | | | | | | |E-------1-----------------------------------------------------------------|B-1--------1-----1--------1--------1-----------------4-----------------1--|G----2--------2-----2--------2--------------5--2--------------7--2--------|D----------------------3-----1--3-----7--4--------4-----7-----------4-----|A-------------------------------------5--------3-----------9-----0--------|E-1-----------------------------------------------------6-----------------|
measure 7: | | | | | | | |E----------------------------------3--------3--------3-----------------2--|B-------3--------5--------5--------------------3--------------8--3--------|G-3--------3--------3--------3--0-----3--0--------3-----8-----------2-----|D----5--------5--------5-----0--------1--------------------7-----0--------|A-------------------3--------------------------1--------------------------|E-3--------6--------------------------------------------8-----------------|
measure 8: | | | | | | | |E-------3--------------------------------------------1--------0-----------|B-3--------3-----3--------3--------3--0-----3--0--------0--------0-----3--|G----3--------3-----3--0-----3--0--------1--------1--------1--------1-----|D----------------------------3--------2--------0--------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------------3--------2--------|E-3-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 9: | | | | | | | |E-------0--------0--------2--------4--------5--0-----5--------5--0-----4--|B-1--------1--------1--------1--------------------------6--0--------0-----|G----2--------2--------2--------2-----5-----------5-----------------------|D-------------------0--------2-----------7--------------0--------2 -------|A-0--------3--------------------------8--------3--------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 10: | | | | | | | |E-0-----5--------8--------6--------6--5-----5--------5--------3--0-----3--|B----------5--------6--------8--5--------6-----1--------3--0--------2-----|G----5--------5--------7-----0--------------------2-----------------------|D----------7--------7-----------------3-----------------------------------|A-0-----------------------------------------------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------1--------1--------0--------|
measure 11: | | | | | | | |E-------10-------13-------11-8-----11-10----10-------10-------8-----------|B-------------------11----------10-------11-------------8--------10----13-|G-10-7-----14-10-------12----------------------10-7--------9--------11----|D-0--------0--------0-----------------8--------8--------8-----------------|A----------------------------------------------------------------12-------|E----------------------------8--------------------------------------------|
measure 12: | | | | | | | |E-------10-------15-------15-------15-------15-------18-------17-12----15-|B-11-------11-------16-------15-------14-------17-------17----------13----|G----12-------12-------------------------14-------17-------17-------------|D----------------------17-------17----------------------------------------|A-10-------------------------13-------12----------------------------------|E----------------------------------------------15-------13-------12-------|
measure 13: | | | | | | | |E-13-------------------------------9-----------------------------------5--|B----15----------10-------12-6--------------10-------10-------11-5--------|G-------14-10-7-----10----------7-----10-------10-7-----10----------6-----|D-0--------------------12----7-----------12----------------12----7--------|A----------8--------10----------------13-------8--------10----------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 14: | | | | | | | |E-0-----3--------1--------0-----------------------------------------------|B----2-----3--------3--------------4-----------------3--------3--------2--|G-------------2--------3-----5--------------7--2--------3--------2--------|D-------------------------------3-----8-----------3--------2--------2-----|A-1--------------------------0-----------8-----------------------0--------|E----------1--------3-----------------6--------1--------3-----------------|
measure 15: | | | | | | | |E-------------------------------------------------------3-----3--6--------|B-------------------4-----4--7-----------------3-----3-----3--------------|G----------5-----5-----5--------------3--0--3-----3-----------------0--3--|D-7--4--7-----7-----------------4--7--0--------------------------0--------|A-5--------------------------5--------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 16: | | | | | | | |E-------12-------15-------12----------------12-------15-------12----------|B-11-------11-------11-------11----14-11-------11-------11-------11----14-|G----12-------12-------12-------12-------12-------12-------12-------12----|D-11-------0--------11-------0--------11-------0--------11-------0--------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 17: | | | | | | | |E-------10-------11-------10----------------10-------11-------10----------|B-10-------10-------10-------10----13-10-------10-------10-------10----13-|G----11-------11-------11-------11-------11-------11-------11-------11----|D-10-------0--------10-------0--------10-------0--------10-------0--------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 18: | | | | | | | |E----------6-----6--10----10-15----15-18-17-15-------------------12----12-|B-8-----8-----8--------11-------15-------------18-17-15-14-10-14----14----|G----7--------------------------------0-----------------0-----------------|D-8--------0--------8--------0-----------------0-----------------0--------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 19: | | | | | | | |E-15-12----------------0-----6-----6--------12-------12-------12-------12-|B-------15-14-12-10-8-----8-----8-----14-------14-11----14-------14-------|G----------------------------------------12----------------14-------12----|D----------0-----------------0-----------------0-----------------0--------|A-------------------7-----------------------------------------------------|E-12----------------------------------12----------------12----------------|
measure 20: | | | | | | | |E-8-----8--------11-------9--------8--3-----6--------6--3-----6--3-----6--|B----10----11-8-----10-------10----------3-----8--6--------4--------3-----|G----------------------11-------11----0-----------------0-----------------|D----------0-----------------0-----------------7-----------------3--------|A-9-----------------9-----------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 21: | | | | | | | |E-------6--------6--------5--0-----3-----------------1--------1--------1--|B-8--------5--------5-----------1-----3-----6--3--2-----3--0-----3--------|G----6--------5--------5-----------------4--------------------------2-----|D----------5--------3--------2--------0--------2--------3-----------------|A-7--------------------------------------------------------------0--------|E-------------------------------------4-----------------------------------|
measure 22: | | | | | | | |E-------0--------0--------0--------0-----------------0--------1-----------|B-2--------1--------1--------1--------0-----3--2--------3-----------------|G----0-----0--3--------2--------0--------1--------0--------0-----0--------|D-2-----------------3--------2--------3--------2--------3--------3--2--0--|A-1-----------------------------------2--------------------------1--------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 23: | | | | | | | |E-------------------0-----0--3--------1-----1--5-----5--10----10-13-------|B----------2-----2-----2-----------------3--------6--------10----10-------|G-0-----0-----0-----0--------3--------2--------7--------10-------------10-|D----2-----2-----------------------2--------------------------------12----|A-4--------------------------0--4--------------------------------12-------|E-5-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 24: | | | | | | | |E-13-------13----13-16----16-19-16----18-15----17-14----16-13----15-12----|B----12-15----15-------18----------18-------17-------16-------15-------15-|G-13----------------------------------------------------------------------|D-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 25: | | | | | | | |E-14-11----13-10----12-9-----11-8-----------------------1-----------------|B-------13-------10-------11-------10-3-----------------3-----------------|G-------------------------------------------------------1-----------------|D-------------------------------------------------------3-----------------|A-------------------------------------------------------2-----------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
measure 26: | | | | | | | |E-1-----------------0-----------------2-----------------------------------|B-3-----------------2-----------------3-----------------------------------|G-2-----------------0-----------------2-----------------------------------|D-0-----------------2-----------------0-----------------------------------|A-0-----------------0-----------------0-----------------------------------|E-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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