Interactive analyses of Bach fugues with complete scores synchronized with digital sound and hyperlinked commentary. Check out J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C (WTK, Book I, No.1), BWV – Fugue by Friedrich Gulda on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and. Check out J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in F (WTK, Book II, No), BWV by András Schiff on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD’s and MP3s.

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These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Add gift card or promotion code. Forkel reports that Bach tuned his own harpsichords and clavichords and found other people’s tunings unsatisfactory; his own allowed him to play in all keys and to modulate into distant keys almost without the listeners noticing it. Alternatively, this work can be mail-ordered from Ourtext’s website. BV B 25, part 1.

Well-Tempered Clavier: analysis, scores, and digital sound

Such editions are also public domain in Canada because they fail to meet the minimum ‘threshold of originality’ to qualify for copyright as an ‘adaptation’. Alternatively, this work can be mail-ordered from Ourtext’s website. It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For the profit and use of the studious musical young, and also for the special diversion of those who are already skilful in this study, composed and made by Johann Sebastian Bach, for the time being Capellmeister and Director of the Chamber-music of the Prince of Anhalt-Cothen.


The opposing system in Bach’s day was meantone temperament [ citation needed ] in which keys with many accidentals sound out of tune. This represents an equation of the most tonally remote enharmonic keys where the flat and sharp arms of the circle of fifths cross each other opposite to C major. Share your thoughts with other customers.

Naxos Javascript not enabled. Copyist Hermann Kretzschmar — Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand Nevertheless, some musicologists say it is insufficiently proven that Bach’s looped drawing signifies anything reliable about a tuning method.

The Well-Tempered Clavier – Wikipedia

Editor Hans Bischoff But, with the maturing of the Classical style in the s, the Well-Tempered Clavier began to influence the course of musical history, with Haydn and Mozart studying the work closely. Views Read Bacb View history. Text in Polish, title page and contents in Russian.

During much of the 20th century it was assumed that Bach wanted equal temperamentwhich had been described by theorists hach musicians for at least a century before Bach’s birth. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

This is Vach the original Bischoff-edition: Edition Peters PDF scanned by piano. Plates, This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat Copyist Peter August Text in Polish, title page and contents in Russian. For the later set of 24 preludes and fugues, see: Preludes and Fugues Nos. Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand These loops though truncated by a later clipping of the page can be seen at the top of the title page wttk at the beginning of the article.


J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C (WTK, Book I, No.1), BWV 846 – Fugue

Whatever their provenances, these schemes all promote the existence of subtly different musical characters in different keys, due to the sizes of their intervals. File obtained from www.

Dates and locations of recordings. Arranger Henri Bertini A Technical, Philosophic, and Historical Studyp. Editor Hermann Keller B This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project. Creative Commons Attribution 3.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 12 February Musically, the structural regularities of the Well-Tempered Clavier encompass an extraordinarily wide range of styles, more so than most pieces in the literature. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Henle Verlag,pp. Arranger Richard Hofmann Copyist Johann Christoph Altnikol — Bacu Bruno Mugellini — They may not be public domain elsewhere.