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Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543
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Recordings
'Bach: Great Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues' (CDD22062)
Bach: Great Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues
Buy by post £10.50 CDD22062  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Bach: The Complete Organ Works' (CDS44121/36)
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/36  16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted  
Details
Movement 1: Prelude
Track 4 on CDD22062 CD1 [3'35] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 4 on CDS44121/36 CD2 [3'35] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted
Movement 2: Fugue
Track 5 on CDD22062 CD1 [6'10] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 5 on CDS44121/36 CD2 [6'10] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted

Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV543
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The A minor Prelude and Fugue, BWV543, dating from the later Weimar years (1716/7), shows how confidently Bach has built on the typical devices of Buxtehude, pacing the incident to ensure forward momentum and tightening the progression of the rich harmony. The extensive dance fugue that follows not only dissolves in a showy virtuoso flourish, but the pedal part is exceptionally active throughout, though not as markedly so as in the D major Prelude and Fugue, BWV532.

from notes by Robin Langley © 1993

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