Invention No.15

Johann Sebastian Bach

Invention No.15 in B minor

BWV786 • “2-Part Inventions: Invention No.15”

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This final Invention starts off as a sort of grim, moderate-tempo court dance with a rather Eastern European feel. But within seconds it becomes almost, but not quite, a two-voice fugue, the little dance figure embedded in busy passagework and emerging now in the bass, now in the treble. Bach manages an impressively co... read more