Prelude & Fugue No.4

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude & Fugue No.4 in C# minor

BWV849 • “The Well-tempered Clavier Book 1: Prelude & Fugue No. 4”

About this work...

This ruminative prelude would fit well into one of Bach's cello suites if it managed to establish and sustain its mood with only one line, rather than the two separate voices employed here. The piece meanders at a fairly slow pace, then gives way to a remarkably suspenseful fugal subject very slow, the player seeming t... read more