The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893

The Well-Tempered Clavier (Das Wohltemperierte Klavier), BWV 846–893, is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. 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, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study." Bach later compiled a second book of the same kind, dated 1742, but titled it only "Twenty-four Preludes and Fugues." The two works are now usually ... more

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Sheet Music The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - Preludes and Fugues Nos.1–12, BWV 870–881 Preview Download
Sheet Music The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - Preludes and Fugues Nos.13-24, BWV 882–893 Preview Download

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Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 3. Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp major, BWV 872 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 3. Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp major, BWV 872 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 5. Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 874 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 6. Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 875 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 9. Prelude and Fugue in E major, BWV 878 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 12. Prelude in F minor, BWV 881 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 15. Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 884 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 16. Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 885 Download
Recording The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870-893 - 14. Prelude in F-sharp minor, BWV 883,1 (For 2 Trumpets and 2 Trombones - Michel Rondeau) Download

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