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

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Composer:Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750), German
Instruments:2 Harpsichords
Submitter:Karageanes, Jim
Email:Doctor_Zorba0902 (e-mail)
Arranger:James Karageanes
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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