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In Bach’s time Clavier keyboard was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instrumentsmost typically a harpsichord or clavichord — but not excluding an organ either.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. This represents an equation of the most tonally remote enharmonic keys where the flat and sharp arms of the circle of fifths cross each other opposite to C major.

Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV 846-869 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Whatever their provenances, these schemes all promote the existence of subtly different musical characters in different keys, due to the sizes of their intervals. Bach knew the collection and borrowed some of the themes from Fischer for the Well-Tempered Clavier. Editor Pierre Gouin – Contact. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Henle Verlag,pp. For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues.

Musically, the structural regularities of the Well-Tempered Clavier encompass an extraordinarily wide range of styles, more so than most pieces in the literature. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest.


Das wohltemperierte Klavier II, BWV 870-893 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Retrieved May 10, Anthony Newman has recorded it three times — twice on harpsichord and once on piano. Diapason Press, Utrecht, They may not be public domain elsewhere. These file s are part of the Werner Icking Music Collection. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Merton MusicNo.

Well-Tempered Clavier: analysis, scores, and digital sound

They may not be public domain elsewhere. It is possible that this edition is a re-engraving of the Breitkopf issue from with the text translated into Polish. This page was last edited on 18 Decemberat IMSLP does not assume any sort of legal responsibility or liability for the consequences of wt files that are not in the public domain in your country.

The Well-tempered Clavier Bk I. Naxos Javascript not enabled. Arranger Henri Bertini As wrkover recordings have been documented, [51] including the above keyboard instruments as well as transcriptions for ensembles and also synthesizers. Text in Polish, title page and contents in Russian.

The Well-Tempered Clavier – Wikipedia

Ourtext prints have undergone editing, and legibility and accuracy can be expected to be superior to Merton archive files displayed here. It was restored by Frank Hubbard in Boston Helmut Walchabetter known as an organist, recorded both books between and on a harpsichord. Mozart, Haydn and Early Beethoven: Although the Well-Tempered Clavier was the first collection of fully worked keyboard pieces in all 24 keyssimilar ideas had occurred earlier.


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More information about this can be found here. Write a customer review. However, they disagree as to which key receives which character:. Cxerny’s preface, with bio sketch by Philip Hale not included here. These loops though truncated by a later clipping of the page can be seen at the top of the title page image at the beginning of the article.

Editor Ernst Naumann — The best-known piece from either book is the first prelude of Book I. I don’t like that it’s too staccato,; I prefer it to be more legato. Since there have been many other proposals and many performances of the work in different and unequal tunings, some derived from historical sources, some by modern authors.

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Forkel reports that Bach tuned his own harpsichords and clavichords and found other people’s tunings unsatisfactory; his wt allowed him to play in all keys and to modulate into distant keys almost without the listeners noticing it. In Bach’s own time just one similar collection was published, by Johann Christian Schickhardt —whose Op.

Bach-Gesellschaft AusgabeBand 44 Whk Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. The fugues employ a full range of contrapuntal devices fugal exposition, thematic inversion, strettoetc.