Invention No.11

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.11 in G minor

BWV782 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.11”

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Bach produces one of his finest examples of counterpoint-in-miniature with this invention. The grim, determined primary theme in the right hand progresses over the out-of-step inversion of its chromatic countersubject. The piece requires absolute clarity of voicing and independence of the two hands, simultaneously serv... read more