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Fugue BWV 848 from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 for Clarinet Quartet (3 Bb & Bb bass)

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By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Clarinet, Woodwind Quartet, Clarinet Quartet - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Lisa Ochoco. Baroque Period, World, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 21 pages. Published by Lisa Ochoco (S0.300451).

Item Number: S0.300451

This fugue is the 3rd fugue in Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, which was written for the piano, and consists of 2 sets of 24 Preludes and Fugues. This is one of my favorites to play on the piano.

The original piece was written in the key of C# for 3 voices. Transposing it to the concert key of C keeps it in a simpler key signature for the clarinet. Expanding the voices to 4 allows for an easier lower part that is now shared between the 3rd clarinet and bass.

As with most Bach fugues, this one just plugs along at the same tempo until the last 2 measures. It's fun, challenging, and will be a winner at your recitals!

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