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A Commentary on Book I of the Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues (Music Primers)

Stewart MacPherson

A Commentary on Book I of the Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues (Music Primers)

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Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10541384M
    ISBN 100722263279
    ISBN 109780722263273

    CHAPTER 1 Ragtime, as a Form and a Fad Ragtime is a musical composition for the piano comprising three or four sections containing sixteen measures each which combines a syncopated melody accompanied by an even, steady duple rhythm. The pivotal figure behind this commercial commitment to ragtime was Remick's manager, Charles N. Dealer stamp to title page. If one omits the bass pitches of measures 4—7, what remains of measures 1—10 are the pitches C, B, E, D, C of the fugue's subject. As a musical device, syncopation had an age-old association with black music and had long since been appropriated by minstrel banjoists by the time the first ragtime composition was published in

    Ten dances including Shimmy, Tango, Blues, etc. Ernst Kurth: Grundlagen des linearen Kontrapunkts. Remick and Company, which issued more ragtime compositions than its next ten competitors combined. The thoughts which are expressed to me by music that I love are not too indefinite to be put into words, but on the contrary, too definite…If you ask me what I was thinking of when I wrote [a piece] I would say: just the song as it stands. Oblong small quarto. The second movement is a set of variations based on a baroque theme known as La Folia.

    Spine chipped and edges rubbed, else fine. Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. New marbled boards with original label set in. The main melody then returns, accompanied by a sustained trill in the top voice. This march-like flavor was undoubtedly a self-conscious device on the part of the earliest ragtime pianists, probably reflecting the fact that marches, such as Sousa's famous Washington Post ofwere often published for piano, and formed a basic part of the nineteenth-century popular piano repertoire.


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A Commentary on Book I of the Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues book

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24 Preludes and Fugues (Shostakovich)

They are not remembered as such now, not because ragtime was their only performing vehicle, but because their other period pieces are less interesting to modern listeners. First Edition. Thereupon he seems to have indiscriminately accepted nearly every ragtime composition submitted to him before leaving the company inand his successor at Remick, Mose Gumble, would follow the same policy over the next five or six years, until ragtime went the way of all fads.

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Both its chilly academic reception and the lack of data about ragtime's historical beginnings followed from the fact that it grew in an age when only classical music was considered worthy of serious scrutiny.

The third movement is a combination Minuet with a Scherzo Trio that combines in one movement both the slow and fast forms of those traditional pairings with a Trio we have come to expect since the Baroque and throughout the Classical era.

It was in Arnstadt that he wrote in the delightful Capriccio on the Departure of a Beloved Brother. Here he studied singing, organ, violin, clavier, and composition.

Available May 12, Bound photocopy from Yale Library. Brahms String Sextet in B-flat, Op. Some two thousand such songs were published, two-thirds the number of authentic piano rags. Title page portrait by Kneisel.

Peters: Leipzig, []. By all rights, ragtime should have enjoyed little popularity, for it was far more complex than the competing pop music of its day and demanded rhythmic techniques that lay beyond the grasp of the amateur pianist for whom sheet music was tailored. Tape at top margin and down centerfold.

The tone is wistful, mostly pianissimo and the harmonic language is very much Shostakovich's own. The tone continues in the Fugue; whereas Bach begins with a scaled 4th, Shostakovich has a bleak bare 5th.

Yale University: New Haven. Much of the plot turns on a debate between rivals for the affection of a Countess.Buy Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues by J.

S. Bach - Book I & Book II (The Associated Board Edition) The Associated Board Edition by Harold Samuel (Fingering) J. S. Bach (Composer), Donald Francis Tovey (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible atlasbowling.com: Harold Samuel (Fingering) J. S. Bach (Composer). -History of the WTC and primary sources for Book II by Dr. Yo Tomita at Queen’s University, Belfast (Book I and Book II)-David Ledbetter, Bach’s Well-tempered Clavier: the 48 Preludes and Fugues, (New Haven: Yale University Press, ).

) is present and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "a clear and practical guide to the playing of the first twenty-four of Bach's forty-eight Preludes and Fugues according to the rules and conventions of the period in which they were written, and not according to the manner of subsequent editors and performers".

A collection of forty-eight preludes and fugues, one in each major and minor key, basic to the repertory of keyboard players today, is Bach's or book, of a musical dramatic work. Part 4 The Baroque Period 75 Terms. kenzie_cantrell. Music Lit Baroque Period 62 Terms. blakely_braughton.

! 1! Lecture 2 Preludes and their Fugues J.S. Bach () Das Wohltemperierte Clavier (The Well-Tempered Clavier) The ‘48’. Book I () Book II () [ ]surpassing in logic, in format and in musical quality, all earlier endeavours of the.

Sep 03,  · Bach composed his Well-Tempered Clavier “for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study”, in effect the forty-eight Preludes and Fugues are technical studies or Etudes, and were probably never intended to be performed as concert pieces.

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