A style that relies upon counterpoint, or the interplay of two or more motifs, the fugue has captivated listeners for centuries. Assembled by noted organ scholar and performer Rollin Smith, here is a sampling of the world's most magnificent fugues for organ from the genre's most gifted masters. This original collection features a vast repertoire of pieces from the fugue's heyday in the Baroque period, as well as other important eras. An essential compendium for musicians, music students and teachers.
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Bach, "Little" Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578
Beauvarlet-Charpentier, Fugue in G Minor
Beckwith, Fugue in C Minor
Beethoven, Fugue in D Major
Best, Concert Fugue on a Trumpet Fanfare
Brahms, Chorale Prelude and Fugue on "O Traurigkeit, O Herzeleid"
Bruckner, Fugue in D Minor
Buxtehude, Fugue in B-flat, Bux 176
Cabezón, Fuga a Cuatro
Couperin, Fugue on the Reed Stops
Couperin, Fugue on the Trumpet
Dandrieu, Fugue in G Minor
Fauré, Fugue in A Minor, Op. 84, No. 3
Glière, Fugue on a Russian Christmas Carol
Gounod, Postlude in Fugal Style on the First Notes of the Creed
Gounod, "I Believe in One God"
Guilmant, Elegy--Fugue, Op. 44, No. 2
Handel, Fugue in G Minor
Haupt, Concert Fugue in C Major
Karg-Elert, Fughetta on "Lord Jesus Christ, Be Present Now," Op. 78, No. 9
Kirnberger, Fugue in D Minor
Marchand, Fugue in D Minor
Mozart, Fugue in G Minor, K. 401
Pachelbel, Fugue in D Major, "The Nightingale"
Parker, Fugue in E-flat, Op. 36, No. 3
Pierné, Piece in Fugal Form, Op. 3
Reger, Fugue on "America"
Schubert, Fugue in E Minor, Op. Post. 152
Vierne, Fugal Verset on "In exitu Israël"
Wesley, Fugue in D Major