Invention No.13

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.13 in A minor

BWV784 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.13”

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The treble line dominates this Invention, with the bass accepting a subsidiary but hardly dull role. The bass tends to echo the treble's rhythms and melodic contours a few beats behind, without precisely duplicating the melody. So although Bach here works with a greater variety of note values and rests than is common i... read more