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Rich in the composer's customary melodic and rhythmic invention and harmonic ingenuity, this magnificent compilation of piano works includes such favorites as "Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue," "Italian Concerto," "Air Varied in the Italian Manner," "Capriccio on the Departure of His Most Beloved Brother," "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor," and "Prelude and Fugue in C Minor." Additional selections from among the master’s shorter works include Little Preludes, minuets, two- and three-part Inventions, and dances from the...

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Bach Masterpieces for Solo Piano: 37 Works

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Overview

Rich in the composer's customary melodic and rhythmic invention and harmonic ingenuity, this magnificent compilation of piano works includes such favorites as "Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue," "Italian Concerto," "Air Varied in the Italian Manner," "Capriccio on the Departure of His Most Beloved Brother," "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor," and "Prelude and Fugue in C Minor." Additional selections from among the master’s shorter works include Little Preludes, minuets, two- and three-part Inventions, and dances from the French and English suites. Reprinted from authoritative sources.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486408477
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 7/2/1999
  • Series: Dover Music for Piano Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Aria Varied in the Italian Manner (BWV 989)
Capriccio on the Departure of His Most Beloved Brother (BWV 992)
Chaconne in D Minor (from Partita II in D Minor for Violin, BWV 1004) Transcribed by Ferruccio Busoni
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D Minor (BWV 903)
English Suite II in A Minor (BWV 807)
  Prélude
  Allemande
  Courante
  Sarabande
  Bourrée I, II
  Gigue
Fantasia in C Minor (BWV 906)
Fantasia and Fugue in A Minor (BWV 904)
French Suite V in G Major (BWV 816)
  Allemande
  Courante
  Sarabande
  Gavotte
  Bourrée I, II
  Gigue
Goldberg Variations (three excerpts) (BWV 988)
  Aria and Variations 25 and 30 (Quodlibet)
Inventions and Sinfonia
  Inventions (in Two Parts) (BWV 772, 779, 780, 781, 785)
    No. 1 in C Major
    No. 8 in F Major
    No. 9 in F Minor
    No. 10 in G Major
    No. 14 in B-flat Major
  Sinfonia (in Three Parts) (BWV 795, 801)
    No. 9 in F Minor
    No. 15 in B Minor
Italian Concerto (BWV 971)
I. [Allegro]
II. Andante
III. Presto
"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" (Chorale from Cantata 147: "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben") Keyboard reduction from the full score by Ronald Herder
Minuets and Little Preludes (Ten pieces from The Little Notebook for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, BWV 841-3 and 924-30)
Overture in the French Style [Partita in B Minor] (BWV 831)
  Ouverture
  Courante
  Gavotte I, II
  Passepied I, II
  Sarabande
  Bourrée I, II
  Gigue
  Echo
Partita I in B-flat Major (BWV 825)
  Praeludium
  Allemande
  Courante
  Sarabande
  Menuett I, II
  Gigue
Preludes and Fugues
  From The Well-Tempered Clavier
  From Book I (BWV 846, 847, 850)
    No. 1 in C Major
    No. 2 in C Minor
    No. 5 in D Major
  From Book II (BWV 881)
    No. 12 in F Minor
"Sleepers, Awake" (Chorale, BWV 645, from Cantata 140: "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme") Transcribed by Ferrucio Busoni
Toccata in C Minor (BWV 911)
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (BWV 565) Transcribed by Ferrucio Busoni from the original for organ
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