Prelude & Fugue

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude & Fugue in B minor


About this work...

The Prelude and Fugue for organ in B minor, BWV 544, was composed during Bach's tenure at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig. It is an excellent example of Bach's mature essays in the genre, which begin to appear in his later Weimar years. In 6/8 meter, the Prelude is one of Bach's most rich and forceful. An intricate openin...