Johann Sebastian Bach

Canzona in D minor


About this work...

In this fugal piece, Bach melds new musical techniques with old and joins north to south. Around 1715, Bach copied out Frescobaldi's Fiori Musicali, a canzona collection published in 1635. Frescobaldi's model was a series of vigorous fugal sections, in contrasting rhythms and tempos but using related themes, separated ... read more