Johann sebastian bachs well tempered clavier posts. In 1975 and 1976 rosalyn tureck recorded bach s well tempered clavier for a series of bbc radio programmes. The welltempered clavier was the title given to the book of twentyfour preludes and fugues in all the major and minor keys, which was composed and. It explores the intricacies of each of the 12 major and 12 minor keys and constitutes the largestscale and mostinfluential undertaking for. Bach prelude and fugue g major bwv 884 wolfgang manz.
Written by js bach in 1722, this piece has an etudelike character and. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The welltempered clavier, bwv 846893, 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. I would appreciate any info on ranking of the difficulty of the preludes in the well tempered clavier. In thomas manns novel lotte in weimar an old goethe muses on the achievements of his youth and of his maturity the former the work of genius, the latter the work of greatness. Bach prelude and fugue in g major, wtc ii propractice by josh. I know there have been discussions of ranking the difficulty of the well tempered clavier for example, bartok, but it is my understanding that those take into account the fugues as well.
Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile. Js bach, the welltempered clavier book 1, detailed. Interesting that barenboims c major prelude is almost double speed to tureck. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. Click here to view the fulllength tutorial on joshs new and improved video platform. Such thoughts perhaps passed through bach s mind too when surveying his own keyboard output, and the profound differences in sensibility that distinguish the second volume of the. If you follow the link below, you can find a comparison of the speed of execution, measured in beats per minute, for 17 key recordings of js bach s well tempered clavier. Free sheet music for the complete 48 preludes and fugues of the well tempered clavier by j. Rosalyn tureck bachs instrumental works discography.
Trevor pinnock is a true pioneer of the early music movement as founder and former leader of the english concert he enjoys a longstanding relationship with archiv produktion and deutsche grammophon among his celebrated recordings are bach s brandenburg concertos handels messiah and concerti grossi vivaldis four seasons. The well tempered clavier book 1 no 1 prelude in c major bwv 846 tab. The welltempered clavier, bwv 846893, collection of 48 preludes and fugues by johann sebastian bach, published in two books 1722 and 1742. The well tempered clavier book 1 no 1 prelude in c major bwv 846 johann sebastian bach. Johann sebastian bach the well tempered clavier, book 2, bwv 870893. Prelude eb minor the 8th pfpair of book 1 is unusual in the sense that prelude and fugue are notated in different keys. Prelude and fugue g major from the second book of the welltempered clavier german. Walter gieseking 1895 1956, was a frenchborn german pianist and composer. Because this is a rendition of the song for a twohand tapping technique,there is one version that has lr markings for which hand is fretting each note. Continue from part 1 donald satz wrote may 31, 2000. Johann sebastian bach the well, tempered clavier book ii prelude and fugue no.
The well tempered clavier, book 1, including the well tempered clavier, book 1. Ranking of difficulty of well tempered clavier preludes. Johann sebastian bach the welltempered clavier book 1. Walter gieseking plays bach wtc the well tempered clavier. This is a later version of the fughetta in g major bwv 902 2 duration. The well tempered clavier, book 2 daniel barenboim piano barenboims most deeply felt playing is comfortably on a plane with his strongest rivals, and neither schiff nor hewitt on the one hand, nor rosalyn tureck. The welltempered clavier, book 2, bwv 870893 johann. The welltempered clavier, book ii by peter hill, johann sebastian bach, none from amazons. The welltempered clavier book ii angela hewitt piano. A detailed guide that analyzes the structural, harmonic and thematic frame of. But i feel theres much more going on in the details of the music which only gould and tureck examine. Twentyfour preludes and fugues composed by johann sebastian bach.936 1040 538 866 993 1037 1188 1240 1476 1063 1269 1429 771 1195 543 757 712 1137 467 261 1378 1057 1184 1152 676 1069 1245 311 1186 522 1259 284 1251 136 860 1142 219