Invention No.2

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.2 in C minor

BWV773 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.2”

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Here, Bach introduces the keyboard student to two-part canonic writing more strictly yet imaginatively than he does in his first, C major invention. The right hand alone announces an unsettled two-bar theme hovering high in the treble, which the left hand then picks up. The two hands then meander through a bit of contr... read more