Toccata and Fugue in Dm, BWV 538

The Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 538, is an organ piece by Johann Sebastian Bach. Like the better-known BWV 565, BWV 538 also bears the title Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, although it is often referred to by the nickname Dorian — a reference to the fact that the piece is written without a key signature — a notation that is uncommon today and leads one to assume the Dorian mode. However, the two pieces are quite different musically. Like the Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 562, it is ... more

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