Prelude & Fugue

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude & Fugue in C major

BWV531

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An early work that almost certainly predates the composer's move to Weimar in 1708, J.S. Bach's Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 531 is music of a most exuberant kind. The propulsive opening thought of the Prelude, a kind of rapid-note alternation in the pedals that rises by way of arpeggiation, has an aspect of joyou... read more

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