Fantasia & Fugue

Johann Sebastian Bach

Fantasia & Fugue in A minor


About this work...

The date of this piece can't be pinpointed beyond asserting that it comes from Bach's Weimar years, 1708 - 1717. The ten-bar fantasia is more complicated than it looks. On paper, it's just a series of chords taking less than a minute to play; in reality, the harpsichordist is expected to arpeggiate and improvise on the... read more