Invention No.9

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.9 in F minor

BWV780 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.9”

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Initially, the bass part of this invention gives the impression of being a carbon copy of the treble, just a few beats behind. Actually, although it closely imitates the rhythmic values of each measure of the primary theme, at phrase ends the bass line tends to veer in a direction opposite the path the treble has taken... read more