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It is the first prelude and fugue in the first book of The Well-Tempered Clavier , a series of 48 preludes and fugues by the composer.
This is the free "Prelude in C Major" sheet music first page. The Fugue is 27 bars long and it was written for four voices. Prelude and Fugue in C Major is a keyboard composition written and composed by Johann. Tap on the composer name J. The Fugue ends up back in the home key.
It is the first prelude and fugue in the first book of The Well-Tempered Clavier , a series of 48 preludes and fugues by the composer. The prelude is 35 bars long and consists mostly of broken chords. Below are the first four bars of the prelude:. The prelude continues like this with different variations on harmony and change of key. The prelude ends with a single C major chord. The fugue is 27 bars long and is written for four voices.
It starts with a two-measure subject in the alto voice. The first voice to join is the soprano, which replies with the answer in the dominant key G major. The answer is repeated in the tenor and bass voices, respectively, when they enter. The piece then modulates through various related keys , with the subject being repeated in each of the four voices. The piece eventually ends up back in the home key.
It ends with each voice stopping at a note and holding it until the end, forming a C-major chord. Some earlier editions of the prelude contain an extra bar between bars 22 and 23 known as the "Schwencke measure", a measure allegedly added by Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke in an attempt to correct what he or someone else erroneously deemed a "faulty" progression though it may be accidentally corrupted manuscript s associated with Schwencke , even though this sort of progression was standard in the music of Bach's time.
However, according to Hermann Keller , "Schwencke was a sophisticated and well-informed musician who was probably not thinking of improving Bach. Franz Kroll may have been the first to question and edit the measure, first in , and the measure does not occur in Bach's student Heinrich Gerber's manuscript copy.
Charles Gounod composed a melody that was designed to be based on the prelude; a setting of that melody to Ave Maria is popular. The edition of the prelude used by Gounod contains the Schwencke measure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Piece by Johann Sebastian Bach. This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. October Ave Maria by Gounod. Gounod's Ave Maria , arranged for piano and cello. Performed by John Michel. Prelude in C major BWV Performed in Kirnberger temperament.
Performed on a piano by Kimiko Ishizaka. Fugue in C major BWV Prelude in C major bwv The insertion of the measure shows a fundamental misunderstanding of Bach's skip in the bass from F-sharp to A-flat. It seems unlikely that any knowledgeable contemporary of Bach's would have tried to 'correct' this not uncommon bass progression.
Kassel, etc. Accessed: June 8 University of Rochester. Beethoven Forum , p. University of Nebraska. Halm Procol Harum: Beyond the Pale. SAF Publishing. Oxford University Press. Compositions for organ , keyboard and lute by Johann Sebastian Bach.
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The Well-Tempered Clavier , BWV —, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys , composed for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach. In Bach's time Clavier keyboard was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instruments , most typically a harpsichord or clavichord — but not excluding an organ. Bach gave the title Das Wohltemperirte Clavier to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated , composed "for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study". Each set contains twenty-four pairs of prelude and fugue. The rising chromatic pattern continues until every key has been represented, finishing with a B minor fugue.
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After the exposition Bach presents numerous stretti without any interruption. It is the first prelude and fugue in the first book of The Well-Tempered Clavier, a series of 48 preludes and fugues by the composer. This fugue in C major, the first fugue from the first book of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, presents several interesting aspects: The voices appear in the exposition in the unusual order of subject - answer - answer - subject.
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Она оказалась права, но никогда не подозревала насколько. - Вы заплатили ему десять тысяч долларов? - Она повысила голос. - Это грязный трюк. - Трюк? - Теперь уже Стратмор не мог скрыть свое раздражение.
Или мы начинаем отключение, или же мы никогда этого не сделаем. Как только эти два агрессора увидят, что Бастион пал, они издадут боевой клич. Фонтейн ничего не ответил, погруженный в глубокое раздумье. Слова Сьюзан Флетчер о том, что ключ находится в Испании, показались ему обнадеживающими.
Так вы обратили внимание. - Конечно. Он работает уже шестнадцать часов, если не ошибаюсь. Чатрукьян не знал, что сказать. - Да, сэр.
Не могу вспомнить… - Клушар явно терял последние силы. - Подумайте, - продолжал настаивать Беккер.
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