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