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Until I started reading solo Bach from the fascimile, I didn't know that e-flat isn't in the key signature. I suspect most people play an e-flat because it was added by the editor in Bach gesellschaft ausgabe and in other later editions without any editorial remark. I am curious how many people are aware of this note, and for those who do, what is your decision and justification? Playing it as an e makes a piquant clash against the e-flat later, or perhaps Bach simply forgot to give it a flat—what do you think?
What are some other interesting errors or debatable notes you've come across in the Bach 6 Solo BWV 1001-1006? The three notes in parallel thirds in D Minor Partita, Allemande comes to mind!
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