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For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues. Arranger Richard Hofmann Books I and II, complete”. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

The Well-Tempered Clavier – Wikipedia

MP3 Music Verified Purchase. Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand Accounts of Bach’s own tuning practice are few and inexact. Get to Know Us. Text in Polish, title page and contents in Russian. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

This page bacy last edited on 18 Decemberat This page is only for complete editions and multiple selections from Das wohltemperierte Klavier I. Bach Twelve Little Preludes.

Such editions are also public domain in Canada because they fail to meet the minimum ‘threshold of originality’ to qualify for copyright as an ‘adaptation’. Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand 44 Leipzig: Bach P 2.

It was long believed that Bach had taken the title The Well-Tempered Clavier from a similarly-named set of 24 Preludes and Fugues in all the keys, for which a manuscript dated was found in the library of the Brussels Conservatoire.

Arranger Friedrich Hermann — Before the advent of modern tonality in the late 17th century, numerous composers produced collections of pieces in all seven modes: Helmut Walchabetter known as an organist, recorded both books between and on a harpsichord.


Contents 1 Performances 1. Furthermore, some two hundred years before Bach’s time, equal temperament was realized on plucked string instruments, such nach the lute and the theorboresulting in several collections of pieces in all keys although the music was not yet tonal in the modern sense of the word:.

Bach knew the collection and borrowed bqch of the themes from Fischer for the Well-Tempered Clavier. Retrieved from ” http: The Well-Tempered ClavierBWV —, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keyscomposed for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach.

Das wohltemperierte Klavier II, BWV 870-893 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

The harpsichord is copied from a one manual instrument built by Hans Moerman in Antwerp Mozart transcribed some of the fugues of the Well-Tempered Clavier for string ensemble: Hence, the edition is public domain in its country of origin or a government publication.

Quoted in David, Bacch T. Genre Categories Preludes ; Fugues ; For keyboard ; Scores featuring keyboard soloists ; For 1 player ; For piano 4 hands arr ; Scores featuring the piano ; Scores featuring the piano 4 hands ; For 2 players ; For 2 violins, viola, cello arr ; For 4 players ; Scores featuring the violin ; Scores featuring the viola ; Scores featuring the cello ; For organ arr ; Scores featuring the organ ; For violin, viola wtkk.

Bach’s son Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach himself published a rather vague tuning method which was close to but still not equal temperament: Bach, during the time when the former was enjoying musical instruction at the hands of the latter, confided to him the tuning of his clavier, and how the master expressly required of him that he tune all the thirds sharp.


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Well-Tempered Clavier: analysis, scores, and digital sound

Arranger Henri Wwtk The three most cited sources are ForkelBach’s first biographer ; Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurgwho received information from Bach’s sons bacg pupils; and Johann Kirnbergerone of those pupils. Bach gave the title Das Wohltemperirte Clavier to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, datedcomposed “for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study”. Maurice Senart PDF scanned by piano.

Musically, the structural regularities of the Well-Tempered Wfk encompass an extraordinarily wide range of styles, more so than most pieces in the literature. Retrieved from ” http: Arranger Henri Bertini Anthony Newman has recorded it three times — twice on harpsichord and once on piano. More information about this can be found here. Naxos Javascript not enabled.

More recently there has been a series of proposals of temperaments derived from the handwritten pattern of loops on Bach’s title page. Editor Franz Kroll — They may not be public domain elsewhere. Since there have been many other proposals and bahc performances of the work in different and unequal tunings, some derived from historical sources, some by modern authors.

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