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Bach Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues

£14.99

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Forty Eight Preludes and Fugues also known as The Well-Tempered Clavier, which as the name suggests is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. The 48 Preludes and Fugues are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionised western classical music. This book contains all of these pieces as well as giving a brief overview of the pieces before the music and instructions for understanding them. The book is excellent in explaining through the terminology what is going on in the music with the notes and also what the notes represent.
This edition is antique, but it has held together remarkably well, other than one loose sheet in the front. It does have some aesthetic problems- the corners are slightly bent in, the pages are a bit yellowed as account to their age. The biggest issue is the hinge of the book, and the free end papers are a bit rough. However these minor inconveniences don't change the fact that the pages of the books contents are clear and, the music and information is still clear to read. Its informative as well as historical.

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Author(s):
Bach
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
31 x 25 x 2 cm
Edition:
The Associated Board Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
165
Publisher:
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Title:
Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues

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Forty Eight Preludes and Fugues also known as The Well-Tempered Clavier, which as the name suggests is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. The 48 Preludes and Fugues are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionised western classical music. This book contains all of these pieces as well as giving a brief overview of the pieces before the music and instructions for understanding them. The book is excellent in explaining through the terminology what is going on in the music with the notes and also what the notes represent.
This edition is antique, but it has held together remarkably well, other than one loose sheet in the front. It does have some aesthetic problems- the corners are slightly bent in, the pages are a bit yellowed as account to their age. The biggest issue is the hinge of the book, and the free end papers are a bit rough. However these minor inconveniences don't change the fact that the pages of the books contents are clear and, the music and information is still clear to read. Its informative as well as historical.

Author(s):
Bach
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
31 x 25 x 2 cm
Edition:
The Associated Board Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
165
Publisher:
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Title:
Forty-Eight Preludes and Fugues

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