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Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude and Fugue C major BWV 846 (Well-Tempered Clavier Part I)

Editor: Ernst-Günter Heinemann
Fingering: András Schiff

6.00 €

Urtext Edition, paperbound

Pages: 7 (III, 4), Size 23,5 x 31,0 cm
Order no. HN 642 · ISMN 979-0-2018-0642-6

The first Prelude from volume I of the Well-Tempered Clavier is among the most-played pieces in the piano repertoire. Though it seems easy to play, this is misleading since the performer must build up, and maintain, the musical tension. Only in the closing measures does the tension let up and lead to the more challenging fugue.

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