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Author Kerman, Joseph, 1924-2014, author

Title The art of fugue : Bach fugues for keyboard, 1715-1750 / Joseph Kerman ; with new recordings by Davitt Moroney and Karen Rosenak
Edition Open access edition
Published Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 165 pages)
Series Luminos
Luminos (University of California Press)
Contents Fugue in C major : The well-tempered clavier, book 1 -- Fugue in C minor : The well-tempered clavier, book 1 -- Fughetta in C major, BWV 952 -- Fugue in C-sharp minor : The well-tempered clavier, book 1 -- Contrapunctus 1 : The art of fugue -- Contrapunctus 10 : The art of fugue -- Chromatic fantasy and fugue, BWV 903 -- Prelude and fugue in E-flat major : The well-tempered clavier, book 1 -- Fugue in E major : The well-tempered clavier, book 2 -- Fugue on "Jesus Christus unser Heiland" : Clavierübung, book 3 -- Fugue in F-sharp minor : The well-tempered clavier, book 1 -- Gigue : English suite no. 3 in G minor -- Fugue in A-flat major : The well-tempered clavier, book 1 -- Fugue in A minor : Fantasy and fugue in A minor, BWV 904 -- Fugue in B-flat major : The well-tempered clavier, book 2 -- Fugue in B major : The well-tempered clavier, book 2
Summary "Fugue for J.S. Bach was a natural language; he wrote fugues in organ toccatas and voluntaries, in masses and motets, in orchestral and chamber music, and even in his sonatas for violin solo. The more intimate fugues he wrote for keyboard are among the greatest, most infl uential, and best-loved works in all of Western music. They have long been the foundation of the keyboard repertory, played by beginning students and world-famous virtuosi alike. In a series of elegantly written essays, eminent musicologist Joseph Kerman discusses his favorite Bach keyboard fugues?some of them among the best-known fugues and others much less familiar. Kerman skillfully, at times playfully, reveals the inner workings of these pieces, linking the form of the fugues with their many different characters and expressive qualities, and illuminating what makes them particularly beautiful, powerful, and moving."--Provided by publisher
Notes "Simpson, imprint in humanities"--PDF of front matter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-161) and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Luminos, viewed October 29, 2015)
Subject Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Keyboard music.
Fugue.
Form Electronic book
Author Moroney, Davitt.
Rosenak, Karen.
ISBN 0520962591 (electronic bk.)
9780520962590 (electronic bk.)
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