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The G-minor Adagio

Joel Lester

in Bach's Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, Performance

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195120974
eISBN:
9780199865406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195120974.003.02
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The slow movement that begins each solo sonata is a prelude to the fugue that follows, akin to the prelude-fugue pairs in Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. Many of these preludes are built upon a ... More


Bach in Bayreuth: Richard Wagner and the Well-Tempered Clavier

Russell Stinson

in Bach's Legacy: The Music as Heard by Later Masters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190091224
eISBN:
9780190091255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091224.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Richard Wagner’s reception of the forty-eight preludes and fugues that comprise Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, primarily on the basis of the diaries of Wagner’s wife Cosima. ... More


Bach, Fugue in E major, Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 878

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 4 is an analysis of Bach's Fugue in E major from book II of the Well-Tempered Clavier. The analysis employs the sd/pc GIS introduced in Chapter 1 to explore the ways in which the fugue ... More


Conclusion

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach, Volume II: 1717-1750: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696284
eISBN:
9780191761102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696284.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the evolution of Bach's works during the late Leipzig years (1739–1750). Discussion includes his interest in the second phase of the galant movement; retrospective elements in ... More


Fugue in C Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

Joseph Kerman

in The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Well-Tempered Clavier is an exemplary collection of twice twenty-four preludes and fugues for keyboard, which exhibits unsurpassed contrapuntal virtuosity and also the seemingly infinite types, ... More


Uncertainty, Disorientation, and Loss as Responses to Musical Structure

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In a notion of inclusive musical structure, it is not clear that any particular kind of listening experience can usefully be picked out as the hearing of structure. Anything that one hears might be ... More


The Piano Compositions, 1834–39

Eric Frederick Jensen

in Schumann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737352
eISBN:
9780190268145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737352.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the influence of Johann Sebastian Bach on the piano compositions of Robert Schumann from 1834 to 1839. Schumann’s initial contact with Bach's music was a result of his studies ... More


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