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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume I

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Solo piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Willard A. Palmer. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Piano Collection. Baroque. Book. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text. 224 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.2098C).

Item Number: 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.

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