Fantasia (Prelude) & Fugue

Johann Sebastian Bach

Fantasia (Prelude) & Fugue in G minor

BWV542 • “The Great”

About this work...

Evidence suggests that J.S. Bach completed and revised the Fantasia and Fugue in G minor for organ, BWV 542 (the "Great" G minor, as opposed to BWV 578, the "Little" G minor), as an audition for an organist position in Hamburg in 1720. Bach didn't get the job, but, happily enough, posterity did get the piece; generatio... read more