The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750 by Joseph Kerman
English | July 25, 2005 | ISBN: 0520243587 | 193 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
Fugue for J. S. Bach was a natural language; he wrote fugues in organ toccatas and voluntaries, in masses and motets, in orchestral and chamber music, and even in his sonatas for violin solo. The more intimate fugues he wrote for keyboard are among the greatest, most influential, and best-loved works in all of Western music. They have long been the foundation of the keyboard repertory, played by beginning students and world-famous virtuosi alike.