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J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier Part 1 (Urtext)


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Piano Solo (PF)
Skill Level: Advanced - Explain this
Composer: J.S. Bach
Catalogue #: HN14
This Item Earns 34 Musicroom Points

Description

The Well-Tempered Clavier was the title given to the book of twenty-four preludes and fugues in all the major and minor keys, which was composed and compiled during Bach’s appointment in Kothen in 1722. Bach later wrote a further twenty-four preludes and fugues and so the forty-eight preludes and fugues eventually became collectively known as the Well-Tempered Clavier Parts 1 And 2.

Bach composed the Well-Tempered Clavier Part 1 ‘for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study.’ Even today these forty-eight preludes and fugues remain a necessity to all advancing pianists wishing to develop, secure and perfect technique and technical control.

The Well-Tempered Clavier is a major work, of great breadth and depth and musical, aesthetic, and psychological diversity and complexity. This Urtext edition, edited by Ernst-Gunter Heinemann and fingered by Andras Schiff, provides you with an accurate realisation of the composer’s original intentions, with thorough and detailed editorial markings and suggestions.



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Correctness of notation. Unhampered by editors' individual interpretations
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Confirmed purchase: 22 September 2014
Published on: 07 October 2014

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Customer Rating A really good copy. Brings back some memories!
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Customer Rating For me the fingering in this edition is not great, but apart from that highly recommended edition - well presented.
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Customer Rating Very good but as I think another reviewer mentioned, I find myself changing some fingering too.
Anon.


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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: Not specified
Format: Instrumental Album
Length: 128 pages
Language: English, French, German
Publisher: Henle Verlag
Editor: Ernst-Gunter Heinemann

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