The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080

The Art of Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge) is an incomplete work of unspecified instrumentation by J.S. Bach, written in the last decade of his life, and acting as a culmination of his experimentation with monothematic instrumental works. It consists of fugues and 4 canons, all variating a single principal subject, and ordered by increasing complexity. The order of the component pieces has been debated, as there are differences between the extant manuscript and the printed editions that appeared inmediately after Bach's death. Musical reasons have been invoked to propose ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Canon alla Duodecima in Contrapunto alla Quinta
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Conon alla decima
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Conon per Augmentationem
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 1 Einfache Fuge
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 4 Einfache Fuge des themas
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 5 Gegenfuge
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 7 a 4 per Augmentationem et Diminutionem
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 9 a 4 per Duodecima
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 11 a 4 Quadrupelfuge
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunctus 13 a 3 rectus Spiegelfuge
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Contrapunto alla Ottava
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Fuga a 4 Soggetti
The Art of Fugue, BWV. 1080 - Complete Performance (Double Guitar Quartet - Nichifor)

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo ...
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