9 thoughts on “ Fugue 3 - J.S. Bach* - Sébastien Guillot - The Art Of Fugue (CD, Album)

  1. Sebastien Guillot's recording of Bach's 'Art of the Fugue' is a straightforward, workmanlike presentation of Bach's final word. The main difference between this and most other recordings is that Guillot uses the original autographs from the 's rather than the published version as the basis of his performance/5(6).
  2. At its basic level, Bach 's Art of the Fugue is a fairly academic work, a set of exercises, so to speak, demonstrating the various contrapuntal ways of setting a single subject. Sébastien Guillot 's harpsichord reading of it doesn't do much to contradict that notion. His playing is dry and almost invariably the same tempo throughout.4/
  3. The Art of the Fugue is a compendium of theoretical musical knowledge of the era and it is still a towering monument of the western music, alongside 48 Preludes and Fugues and St Matthew Passion. Actual manuscript is a puzzle on its own - there are no indications for the instruments, and according to some sources, Bach never intended it to be performed, and it hasn't been until late in the 20th Century/5(10).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Art Of The Fugue on Discogs/5(5).
  5. Bach’s last work, The Art of Fugue, was published shortly after his death. This recording uses the surviving autograph material from the last decade of Bach’s life, breaking off at the point where, according to his second son C.P.E. Bach, Johann Sebastian uses the letters of his own name, B-A-C-H, to introduce a new countersubject.
  6. The Art of Fugue (or The Art of the Fugue; German: Die Kunst der Fuge), BWV , is an incomplete musical work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach (–). Written in the last decade of his life, The Art of Fugue is the culmination of Bach's experimentation with monothematic instrumental works. This work consists of 14 fugues and four canons in D minor, each using.
  7. The Art of Fugue reveals Bach’s preoccupation with counterpoint and the canon. The theme, which is introduced in the first movement, is transformed and elaborated on in the same key in powerful and hypnotic ways until the climactic four-part final movement, which, in Bach.
  8. HA I LL EY, L ’art de la fugue de J.-S. Bach: e ´ tude critique des sources, remise en ordre du plan, analyse de l’œuvre, Paris, Leduc, ; H. H. E GG E BR E CH T, Bachs Kunst d er Fuge.
  9. Buy J.S. Bach: The Art of Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach, Sébastien Guillot from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2).

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