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Fugue BWV 850 from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 for Flute Quartet (3C, A)

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By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Flute, Woodwind Quartet, Flute Quartet - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Lisa Ochoco. Baroque Period, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 13 pages. Published by Lisa Ochoco (S0.629043).

Item Number: S0.629043

This fugue is the 5th 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. I have played this many times on the piano, as it's probably one of the easiest fugues written in this collection.

The original piece was written in the key of D for 4 voices. Transposing it to C puts it in a better range for the 1st flute.    

This piece should be played marcato - a little pompous - throughout.

This would be a good encore for your recitals!

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