Preludes and fugues the welltempered clavier, by j. The welltempered clavier, bwv 846893, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, composed for solo keyboard by johann sebastian bach. Prelude and fugue in fsharp minor, bwv 883 bach, johann. Prelude and fugue in f sharp minor wtk, book ii, no. Jan 01, 2014 listen to your favorite songs from bach. The prelude is a seriously massive threesection piece with lots of combining of themes. Prelude and fugue in g minor, bwv 861 bach, johann. Prelude and fugue in e minor, bwv 855, is the 10th prelude and fugue for keyboard harpsichord in the first book of the well tempered clavier, composed in 1722 by johann sebastian bach. Lyrics to the welltempered clavier, book 1prelude and fugue no. Bach, the well tempered clavier, book 1 sviatoslav richter 1969 duration. He first gave the title to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated 1722, composed for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning.
Hold click mac or right click windows on the blue links below. Prelude and fugue d major, bwv 850 well tempered clavier book i. In bach s time clavier was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instruments, most typically a harpsichord or clavichord but not excluding an organ either the modern german spelling for the collection is. He first gave the title to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated 1722, composed for the profit and use of.
The welltemperedclavier, book i part 1 wtc 1 french title. Johann sebastian bach was a noted german composer, keyboardist, and violinist. The fugue is light hearted but has lovely episodes and interesting modulations, and one very extended phrase halfway through. The welltempered clavier book i joanna mcgregor piano. Prelude and fugue in csharp minor, bwv 849 bach, johann sebastian. The welltempered clavier, book ii by ralph kirkpatrick and tens of millions of other songs on all. Bach, the welltempered clavier, book 1 sviatoslav richter 1969 duration. For this recording, we visited harpsichordist jacques ogg in bunde, limburg. Bachs fugue 38 book ii, 14 f sharp minor three voices. Fugue no 22 in bflat minor, bwv 867 five voices first, it is one of the rare fugues with five voices there are two in book 1 of the welltempered clavier, and none in book 2.
The fugue has practically no episodes, and, as scholars have pointed out, the subject enters 24 times as a reference to the number of pf in book 1, which seems not. Bach prelude and fugue in c minor book 1 motivational interviewing third edition pdf, misc. Prelude and fugue in fsharp minor, bwv 883 bach, johann sebastian. The welltempered clavier, book 1, preludes and fugues 1724 glenn gould on allmusic 2007. S welltempered clavier the, book 1 jando by johann sebastian bach. Prelude and fugue eb major, bwv 852 well tempered clavier book i. Watch the video for prelude and fugue in c wtk, book i, no. The welltempered clavier book ii angela hewitt piano. Joanna mcgregor is one of britains leading pianists. Baroque piano sheet music by johann sebastian bach to download and print instantly. Title praeludium et fuga a 4 voci name translations. Prelude and fugue in fsharp minor, bwv 859 bach, johann. Jacques ogg is a big fan of fsharp minor, the key of prelude and fugue no. Johann sebastian bach the welltempered clavier, book 1, bwv 846869.
His works such as the brandenburg concertos are known for their technical depth and artistic beauty. Prelude and fugue in g minor, bwv 861 bach, johann sebastian movementssections movtssecs. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The welltempered clavier, book 2, complete preludes and. The 2nd prelude, in cminor, is a dramatic, almost mechanical creation where the piece has tempo indications from bach, a rarity, in that bar 28 is marked. Bach well tempered clavier book ii prelude and fugue no. The welltempered clavier i by pierrelaurent aimard. The prelude is steadily and earnestly flowing, producing a polyphonic aria of rare beauty, similar to what js bach has achieved in book 1 prelude f.
The welltempered clavier, book 1prelude and fugue no. The two works are now usually considered to comprise the welltempered clavier and are referred to respectively as books i and ii. This approach appears elsewhere as well such as the delicatelyplayed prelude no. Kimiko ishizaka bach welltempered clavier, book 1 28 fugue no. Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. Prelude and fugue in f sharp minor wtk, book i, no. Second, the theme features a dramatic and expressive leap of a minor 9th the big jump upwards between the 2nd and 3rd notes. Configure your browser to play midi fles with a plugin or external application. Prelude et fugue en fa diese mineur bwv 859 authorities gnd. Early version bwv 846a of the prelude in klavierbuchlein fur wilhelm friedemann bach no. What, essentially, is most fantastic about this disc is that we are listening to six players. For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues.
Welltempered clavier book one prelude and fugue no. The first, to which bach himself gave the name which is now attached to both series, was completed in 1 722, and owed its genesis to the controversy of the period on the question of. These performances by phantasm find conversation, play and dance in the unlikeliest of contrapuntal moments. Prelude and fugue in csharp minor, bwv 849 bach, johann. First, it is one of the rare fugues with five voices there are two in book 1 of the welltempered clavier, and none in book 2. Sunday times has called her one of the outstanding bach pianist of. Notes, from kimiko ishizakas open welltempered clavier. Well tempered clavier book i, fugue c major the fugue c maj is a beautifully flowing piece of music, which is seemingly the perfect choice to be the introductory fugue to book 1.
There is a short coda from bar 80, founded on the second episode. Bach later compiled a second book of the same kind, dated 1742, but titled it only twentyfour preludes and fugues. Lossless files are 96 khzbit, compressed with flac. Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet.165 1374 881 1309 852 604 494 965 921 882 931 15 407 1511 346 1254 597 713 1124 488 14 540 947 653 454 145 1357 600 816 1221 430 280 262 141 166 685 867 288 1252 390 339 391 1385 816 451 863