Prelude & Fugue No.8

Johann Sebastian Bach

Prelude & Fugue No.8 in Eb minor

BWV877 • “The Well-tempered Clavier Book 2: Prelude & Fugue No. 8”

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This pair of E flat minor pieces is technically in the enharmonic D sharp minor, its six sharps presumably sounding a little more sharp than if they fell under the label E flat minor. At any rate, the prelude is a substantial two-voice Allemande, a more sophisticated counterpart to Bach's earlier two-part inventions. T... read more