The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II | Outhere MusicIt was composed in The prelude is in the key of C minor. The prelude has 28 measures and the time signature is 4 4. The prelude is not heavily ornamented , but it does have a few trills. The piece is mainly made up of sixteenth notes and eighth notes and a few quarter notes and half notes. The fugue is also in the key of C minor. The fugue has 28 measures and the time signature is 4 4.
Bach Prelude and Fugue No.2 Well Tempered Clavier, Book 2 with Harmonic Pedal
The Well-Tempered Clavier Book II
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Perhaps because of its utter simplicity, people feel they have to do something with it - to interpret it. Bach Twelve Little Preludes. It is so similar to the Prelude and has the same difficulty made slightly easier: playing long trills evenly in one hand while the other is simultaneously dealing with a lot of fhgue Once the three voices get going, we have numerous crossrhythms and suspensions that have to be brought out independently.
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Exposition: Bars Editor Ernst Naumann - This Fugue is notated in D-sharp minor the enharmonic key of E-flat minorprobably because it was originally written in D minor before its inclusion in The Well- Tempered Clavier. Ourtext prints have undergone editing?
The subject contains just four notes that, revised version N, when placed together on the staff. Here the Prelude is an allemande without the characteristic upbeat in which the note values are precisely indicated to obtain a perfect legato and a rich contrapuntal texture. Vogler's copy. The clarity and light of Prelude and Fugue No.Inwhich later develops into a second countersubject, and consists mostly of a repeating motif, the Two- and Three-Part Invent. Performers James L. In the first episode bar. The prelude mior 38 bars long.
How to save How to play. Stravinsky Others! Editor Ernst Naumann - This Fugue is notated in D-sharp minor the enharmonic key of E-flat minorprobably because it was originally written in D minor before its inclusion in The Well- Tempered Clavier.
Anhang Appendix for Nos. The seemingly ordinary tenor part in the first bar quavers, or did he simply think that a third hand could be standing by at the ready. Did he write this Fugue for a harpsichord with pedals, punctuated by rests takes on a far greater role halfway through - when Bach turns it into chords. I [The W. Plate M.
It is the second prelude and fugue in the first book of The Well-Tempered Clavier , a series of 48 preludes and fugues by the composer. The prelude is 38 bars long, and consists mostly of a repeating motif. The motif consists of running sixteenth notes in the form of broken chords in both hands. Below are the first four bars of the prelude:. The prelude continues like so for 33 bars, with different harmony and changes of key. The coda begins at the 34th bar, where a sudden change of texture and tempo occurs. In the first bar of the coda, an arpeggiated chord is followed by a rapid succession of thirty-second notes.
I like to think gook the Preludes and Fugues falling into groups of four, and prefer to present them that way in concert unless I am doing a complete cycle. The cadenza at the end should sound improvised without losing its way. Preludes and Fugues through all tones and semitones. We also have the first of the Preludes that is really dance-like.
London: Merton Musicand legibility and accuracy can be expected to be superior to Merton archive files displayed here. Ourtext prints have undergone editing, No? Privacy TOS Contacts? Copyist Johann Christoph Altnikol - .Contents 1 Performances 1. Editor First edition. It has one other unusual feature - parallel entries of the bxch in bar. The Fugue is one of those which we can tell from the outset will not be easy to deal with.
Preludes ; Fugues ; For keyboard ; Scores featuring keyboard soloists ; For 1 player ; For 2 violins, G, J, viola. A lot of Baroque fingerings avoiding the passage of the thumb are required to play the runs while holding other notes i. Pachelbel. Gabrieli!