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Published by Novello and Company in London .
Written in English


  • Fugue

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Statementby James Higgs
SeriesNovello"s music primers and educational series -- [no. 10]
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24186760M

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There are suggestions and techniques on "how to compose a Fugue". The book illustrates the history of the Fugue, enunciating the major Fugue's researchers. After this sections the Author reports the classic texts of Jean Joseph Fux, Wilhelm Marpurg, Joahann Georg, Cited by: Well Tempered Clavier Book I, Fugue C major The Fugue C maj is a beautifully flowing piece of music, which is seemingly the perfect choice to be the introductory fugue to Book 1. 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. After the exposition Bach presents numerous stretti without any interruption.   So many choices. The three composers that, to my mind, wrote some of the finest fugues for keyboard (my instrument of choice) are JS Bach, miles ahead of anyone else, then Beethoven, and Dmitri Shostakovich, with his 24 Preludes and Fugues, op.

about fugue. Since it was established in at the University of Idaho, Fugue has biannually published poetry, fiction, essays, visual-text hybrids, and interviews from established and emerging d and edited entirely by University of Idaho graduate students, Fugue’s staff also comprises graduate and undergraduate take pride in the work we print, . Fugue, in music, a compositional procedure characterized by the systematic imitation of a principal theme (called the subject) in simultaneously sounding melodic lines (counterpoint).The term fugue may also be used to describe a work or part of a work. In its mathematical intricacy, formality, symmetry, and variety, the fugue holds the interest of composers, performers, and . The Art of Fugue (or The Art of the Fugue; German: Die Kunst der Fuge), BWV , is an incomplete musical work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach (–). Written in the last decade of his life, The Art of Fugue is the culmination of Bach's experimentation with monothematic instrumental works. Illustrated by graphic novelist Zak Sally, Brian Evenson's hallucinatory and darkly comic stories of paranoia, pursuit, sensory deprivation, amnesia, and retribution rattle the cages of the psyche and peer into the gaping moral chasm that opens when we become estranged from ourselves/5.

  Margot Singer’s novel, Underground Fugue, was published in April. Her story collection, The Pale of Settlement, won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction, the Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, and an Honorable Mention for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Prelude and Fugue in F-sharp major, BWV • Prelude and Fugue in F♯ minor, BWV • Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV • Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV • Prelude and Fugue in A-flat major, BWV • Prelude and Fugue in G-sharp minor, BWV • Prelude and Fugue in A major, BWV • As a quintessential Baroque fugue, Bach’s D major fugue from Book 1 of the Well-Tempered Clavier will make for suitable illustration of how to analyze a fugue. The first element is the fugue subject. In a conventional (Baroque) fugue, the subject is first stated by itself: Incidentally, this subject is an example of double dottingor overdotting.   BWV a - - B Major - Prelude. BWV b - - B Major - Fugue. BWV a - - B Minor - Prelude. BWV b - - B Minor - Fugue.