The 2nd prelude, in C-Minor, is a dramatic, almost mechanical creation where The piece has tempo indications from Bach, a rarity, in that bar 28 is marked. An analysis of J.S Bach’s Prelude and Fugue No.2 in C minor, BWV , from the Well Tempered Clavier Book 1. A detailed guide that. 2 in C Minor, BWV Fugue by Glenn Gould on Amazon Music. the Album Glenn Gould plays Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Books I & II, BWV

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The artistic method of the Prelude is akin to that of the first, though much more animated and energetic, owing to the use of the dissonant passing notes in each characteristic figure.

Codetta formed from bacg first limb of the Subject in the Treble, and from the first few notes of the Counter-subject in contrary motion in the Alto, both moving in an bwg sequence. It is the second prelude and fugue in the first book of The Well-Tempered Claviera series of 48 preludes and fugues by the composer. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.

Compositions for organkeyboard and lute by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Bach: Prelude and Fugue No.2 in C minor, BWV Analysis

Wikipedia article on Das wohltemperierte Klavier Bach Digital source list. Master tracks available here.


The harpsichord is copied from a one manual instrument built by Minot Moerman in Antwerp Moving gently back to C minor, moves to Dominant Pedal, and further clenches the original key. Tonic Pedal at Bars Creative Commons Zero 1.

Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Ends on the Dominant. Just like most fugues 8847 the baroque period, the subject is then repeated in the top voice in the dominant key G minorand then repeated once more in the lowest voice, again in the home key.

Performance recording can be found on Youtube under jnfmusic. Couter-subject absent, the inner parts being independent. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please help improve this article by mijor citations to reliable sources. The fugue then continues with a developmentand then another repetition of the subject in the home key. Arranger Joseph Nicholas Fried. Bach P 2.

Performer Pages Peter Bradley-Fulgoni piano. Naxos Javascript not enabled. The prelude continues like so for 33 bars, with different harmony and changes of key. Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 3.

The prelude is 38 bars long, and consists mostly of a repeating motif. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, prelue agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In the first bar of the bvw, an arpeggiated chord is followed by a rapid succession of thirty-second notes.


It was built in the the early seventies by Al Goldstein when he was the partner of Lutz.

Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BWV 847

Bach Twelve Little Preludes. Source and alternative formats: It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston Subject in Alto [C minor]. From an album featuring a Flemish harpsichord on Pandora Records.

Work Title Prelude and Fugue No. Prelude and Fugue No. This page was last edited on 5 Mayat Das wohltemperierte Klavier I pp. Below are the first four bars of the prelude:.

Performer Pages Kimiko Ishizaka piano. The fugue is mnor bars long, and is written for 3 voices. C minor, at Bar 4 it moves by degrees away from the original key to its relative Major, E flat Major, by Bar