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Fantasia in G major 'Pièce d'orgue', BWV572
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Recordings
'Bach: Great Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues' (CDD22062)
Bach: Great Fantasias, Preludes & Fugues
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'Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 9 – A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen' (CDA67767)
Bach: Piano Transcriptions, Vol. 9 – A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen
Buy by post £10.50 CDA67767 
'Bach: The Complete Organ Works' (CDS44121/36)
Bach: The Complete Organ Works
CDS44121/36  16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted  
Details
Complete: Très vitement – Gravement – Lentement
Track 3 on CDD22062 CD2 [8'44] 2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)
Track 3 on CDS44121/36 CD3 [8'44] 16CDs Boxed set (at a special price) — Deleted
Part 2: Gravement
arranger
Christmas 1927; dedicated For Tania (Bax's pet name for Harriet Cohen); first published by Oxford University Press in A Bach Book for Harriet Cohen; first performed at the Queen's Hall on 17 October 1932

Fantasia in G major 'Pièce d'orgue', BWV572
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That Bach was capable of great harmonic richness (even if less consistently organized) not only in his maturity is seen in the central section of the Fantasia in G major, BWV572. Dating from 1705/7, and also known as Pièce d’Orgue, this three-sectioned piece is remarkable for the consistency with which the single idea that comprises each section is pursued. A toccata of patterned chords, and a coda of acciaccatura-strewn broken chords, enclose a French-influenced panoply of continuously eliding five-part harmony.

from notes by Robin Langley © 1993

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