Johann Sebastian Bach – The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (2 CD) – Amazon. com Music. J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C (WTK, Book I, No.1), BWV WTC 1 by Bach to download and print. Piano scores for Bach WTC 1. Technical note: The fugues of Book 1 (left column) have been migrated to Flash, .. 2nd of three instance of the BACH motive in WTC Book I. Theories about the.

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The original project was made in Adobe Director, which required Shockwave player to view online. As ofover recordings have been documented, [51] including the above keyboard instruments as well as transcriptions for ensembles and also synthesizers.

Second of two fugues for five voices in the stile antico; counterpoint likened to choreography by Balanchine; Fux Gradus; dramatic leap 9thlargest of any subject; 2nd of three instance of the BACH motive in WTC Book I. More information wyk this can be found here. Kirnberger has more than once told me as well as others about how the famous Joh.

Retrieved May 10, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Editor Bruno Mugellini — Harpsichord performances of various parts of Book I by Martha Goldstein are in the public domain.

Analogy is made to the sedimentary layers of Grand Canyon, Arizona, with many allusions to its geology and history. Bach recycled some of the preludes and fugues from earlier sources: Although the Well-Tempered Clavier was the first collection of fully worked keyboard pieces in all 24 keyssimilar ideas had occurred earlier.


This alternate study of the gm fugue, asks why Paul Celan titled his poem on the Holocaust a “fugue” Todesfuge.

In Bach’s time Clavier keyboard was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instrumentsmost typically a harpsichord or clavichord — but not excluding an organ either. The opposing system in Bach’s day was meantone temperament [ citation needed ] in which keys with many accidentals sound out of tune.

The well-tempered Clavier, or Preludes and Fugues through all the tones and semitones, both as regards the tertiam majorem or Ut Re Mi [i. Add bacb Wish List. Bahc a problem loading this menu right now.

Anthony Newman has recorded it three times — twice on harpsichord and once on piano. It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston bcah Both books of the Well-Tempered Clavier were widely circulated in manuscript, but printed copies were not made untilby three publishers almost simultaneously in Bonn, Leipzig and Zurich. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. For the profit and use of the studious musical young, and also for the special diversion of those who are already skilful in this study, composed and made by Johann Sebastian Bach, for the time wti Capellmeister and Director of the Chamber-music of the Prince of Anhalt-Cothen.

Furthermore, some two hundred years before Bach’s time, equal temperament was realized on plucked string instruments, such as the lute and the theorboresulting in several collections of pieces in all keys although the music was not yet tonal bacu the modern sense of the word:. MP3 Music Verified Purchase. Compositions for organkeyboard and lute by Johann Sebastian Bach.


The purpose of the analysis is to show how one does not generate the other, but how they both emanate, harmonious and on equal footing, from a more fundamental thought. Add to MP3 Cart.

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C (WTK, Book I, No.1), BWV 846 – Fugue

Top Reviews Most recent Top Wtl. Bach gave the title Das Wohltemperirte Clavier to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, datedcomposed “for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study”.

Heinrich Schenker, prolongation, fundamental structure Key concepts: Matthew Passion Key concepts: Counterpoint involves wfk interdependence of musical ideas that is likened to the relationship of species within ecosystems.

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Index of Analyzed Fugues

Grand Canyon, geology, double counterpoint Key concepts: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Subject fragmented into three motives and undergoes inversion for 1st time in WTC ; countersubject motivically related to subject; fugue likened to big bang; form is rounded binary Interpretation: The Well-tempered Clavier Bk I.

Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand 44 Leipzig: In each book the first Prelude and Fugue is in C majorfollowed by a Prelude and Fugue in its parallel minor key C minor.