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J. S. Bach, The Becoming of Fugue in C, BWV 846, WTC 1

29.03.2020   Gerda   No comments

How Bach developed the theme of his first Fugue in Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1. This essay compares a full developed pre-version of the Fugue with the final version, recording both versions, and discussing the differences and their effects on interpretation.