Invention No.12

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.12 in A major

BWV783 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.12”

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All this Invention's basic materials are set out in the first couple of measures; as the left hand trots up and down a stair-step figure, the right plays a tiny motif consisting of a trill and an unornamented note, repeated once and creating a skipping rhythm. The right hand then follows this with a more extended trill... read more