The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750 / Edition 1

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About the Author:
Joseph Kerman. Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780520253896
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication date: 2/15/2008
  • Edition description: First Edition, Includes a CD with New Recordings by Davitt Moroney and Karen Ro
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 198
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Joseph Kerman was Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of Concerto Conversations, Write All These Down, and Opera as Drama, among other books. He was a founding editor of the journal 19th-Century Music and a regular contributor to the New York Review.
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Table of Contents

Contents of the CD     xi
Preface     xv
Acknowledgments     xxi
Fugue in C Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1     1
Fugue in C Minor: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1     11
Fughetta in C Major, BWV 952     17
Fugue in C-sharp Minor: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1     23
Contrapunctus 1: The Art of Fugue     33
Contrapunctus 10: The Art of Fugue     39
Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 903     51
Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1     65
Fugue in E Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 2     75
Fugue on "Jesus Christus unser Heiland": Clavierubung, book 3     85
Fugue in F-sharp Minor: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1     95
Gigue: English Suite no. 3 in G Minor     103
Fugue in A-flat Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1     109
Fugue in A Minor: Fantasy and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 904     115
Fugue in B-flat Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 2     125
Fugue in B Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, book 2     133
Afterword     143
Notes     149
Notes to the CD     155
Glossary     159
Bibliography     167
Index     171
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