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

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

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