The Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume II composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Judith K. Linder Schneider. For solo piano. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Library. Baroque, Instructional and Method. SMP Level 10 (Advanced). Collection. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 244 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16798).
ISBN 0739000047. With standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). Baroque, Instructional and Method. 9x12 inches.
Edited by Baroque scholar Judith Schneider, with expert fingering suggestions by Stuttgart Professor Maria Sofianska, the long-awaited Volume II of Bach's essential masterpiece contains 30 pages of extensive research and insight into Baroque music. Painstakingly compared with the most important autograph and manuscript sources, this comprehensive edition includes thorough analysis of written and improvised ornamentation, a discussion of period keyboard instruments, insight into pedaling, touch, tempo and rhythm issues, as well as a discussion of preludes and fugues.
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.