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Three Fugues by J.S. Bach

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Steve Danyew)


Subtitle: From The Well Tempered Clavier


For 4- or 5-part flexible instrumentation + optional timpani


General Info

Year: 2020
Duration: c. 7:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Clavier
Publisher: Steve Danyew
Cost: Score and Parts (digital) - $79.00   |   Each Fugue Separately (digital) - $29.00


Movements

1. Fugue No. 2, BWV 847 – 2:00
2. Fugue No. 16 in G minor, BWV 861 – 2:25
3. Fugue No. 23, 868 – 2:25


Instrumentation (Flexible)

Full Score
Soprano (upper notes)

  • Piccolo
  • Flute
  • Violin

Soprano (lower notes)

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • Violin

Alto

  • English Horn
  • B-flat Soprano Clarinet
  • E-flat Alto Saxophone
  • B-flat Trumpet
  • Violin
  • Viola

Tenor

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • B-flat Tenor Saxophone
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Horn in F
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Viola
  • Cello

Bass

  • Bassoon
  • B-flat Bass Clarinet
  • E-flat Baritone Saxophone
  • Tuba
  • Cello
  • Contrabass

Timpani (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

See notes for individual fugues.


Performance Notes

  • Dynamics are not provided, as I thought it would be valuable to have students makes those decisions together.
  • Experiment with articulation and ornamentation.
  • Try playing the piece without a conductor at some point
  • If you have more than one percussionist, have them play one of the SATB parts on mallets.


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