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Day Twenty Six: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II (CD 2-3)

August 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · 1 Corinthians 13:1, 1742, Bach at 57, BWV 871-893, CD 2-3, Dennis Brain, French horn, Harpsichord, Leon Berben, Well-Tempered Clavier Book II

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, starts off with a more robust and complex Prelude & Fugue (in C major), which is understandable since Book II was published in 1742, some 20 years after Book I. Bach was now 57 and presumably had more command of his craft. So the difference between Book I and Book […]

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