Edition and Translation of E. A. Förster’s Practical Examples (1818)

This is an edition and translation of Förster’s thirty-one thoroughbass exercises with the upper voice indicated. Förster was a colleague of Beethoven, who admired Förster’s music and pedagogy. Förster’s exercises are excellent for beginners.

A facsimile of the original is available for free here.

  • Vol. 1.1 – The Original Manuscript with Förster’s Suggestions
  • Vol. 1.2 – The Original Keys with Solutions by Derek Remeš
  • Vol. 2.1 – The Original Manuscript with Förster’s Suggestions, but Transposed to Easier Keys by Derek Remeš
  • Vol. 2.2 – Easier Keys with Solutions by Derek Remeš
  • Vol. 3 – Blank Upper Staff for Advanced Students

Free Sample of Förster Edition

The digital edition (PDFs) can be downloaded immediately after payment.