The Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume I composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Willard A. Palmer. For solo piano. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Piano Collection. Baroque. SMP Level 10 (Advanced). Book. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text. 224 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.2098C).
ISBN 0882848313. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text. Baroque. 9x12 inches.
A most impressive 220-page edition of the first volume of "The Well-Tempered Clavier," these 24 preludes and 24 fugues were painstakingly researched over a period of 10 years, using the most important original manuscript sources. Baroque scholar Willard A. Palmer's thorough introduction discusses fugal construction, articulation and other aspects of performance interpretation. Volume I of "The Well-Tempered Clavier" has been updated with a new "look" to match Volume II. This essential masterpiece is a "must-have" for all pianists.
This title has selections that range in difficulty from SMP Level 9-10.
About SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Very advanced level, very difficult note reading, frequent time signature changes, virtuosic level technical facility needed.