Invention No.14

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.14 in Bb major

BWV785 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.14”

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Unusually, Bach begins this Invention with the left hand having very little to do -- a tiny four-note accompaniment figure spaced between long rests, while the treble line twirls gently up and down the staff. But soon a brief call and response passage confuses the issue, and the main melody emerges in the bass, with th... read more