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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”. Performer Pages Raymond Smullyan piano. Showing of 1 reviews.

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin D-B: Contains arrangements of preludes from both books. October 17, Label: Prelude as a theme with variations. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3. They may not be public domain elsewhere. Cxerny’s preface, with bio sketch by Philip Hale not included here.


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Compared to the prelude he play, the Fugue is just so-so. PDF scanned by piano.

From the Album Bach, J. 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 being Capellmeister and Director of the Chamber-music of the Prince of Anhalt-Cothen. Give Album or Song as Gift.

Well-Tempered Clavier: analysis, scores, and digital sound

Retrieved from ” https: Bach’s son Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach himself published a rather vague tuning method which was close to but still not equal temperament: Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Whatever their provenances, these schemes all promote the existence of subtly different musical characters in different keys, due to the sizes of their intervals.

Prelude in B minor. Creative Commons Attribution 3. PDF scanned by piano.


The fugues employ a full range of contrapuntal devices fugal exposition, thematic inversion, strettoetc. Preludes and Fugues Nos. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection.

Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Bach’s example inspired numerous composers of the 19th century, for instance in Chopin baxh composing his 24 Preludes, Op. Harpsichord performances of various parts of Book I by Martha Goldstein are in the public domain. The best-known piece from either book is the first prelude of Book I.

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Bach P 1. For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues. Performer Pages Martha Goldstein harpsichord. Archived from the original on 12 February For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues.