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Art of Fugue, Bwv.1080: Contrapunctus XVII. Fuga a 2 Clav. (rectus); Alio modo Fuga a 2 Clav. (inversus)

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File:zbach1080-17.nwc (June 2007) 17 kB
Full name of work:Art of Fugue, Bwv.1080: Contrapunctus XVII. Fuga a 2 Clav. (rectus); Alio modo Fuga a 2 Clav. (inversus)
Composer:Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750), German
Arranger:James Karageanes
Music category:Baroque
Instruments:2 Harpsichords
Name of file creator:Jim Karageanes
e-mail address:Doctor_Zorba0902 "at" comcast "dot" net
Running time:00:05:33
Comments:Written ~1744-1748. Published posthumously in 1751 (a year after Bach's death) by his son, CPE Bach. Corrected, edited, and re-published in 1754. No instrumentation for Art of Fugue was indicated excepting Contrapunctus XVII (for two harpsichords). It was published in "open score," four staves of music (primarily) written in C-Clefs in order to maintain notation near the middle of the staff. Scored for 2 Pedal Harpsichords by the arranger.

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