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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume II 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 Publishing (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.
Location: from Corpus Christi, TX
November 5, 2012
1980's vs 2012
Timeless music. The 2012 edition that I bought is spiral bound, making page turns faster. The fingerings are in dark print. In the 1980's editions, that I own, even the page numbers are the same, but it is hard bound, and light colored fingerings. OK, I guess, if you are...
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Location: from New Jersey
April 3, 2009
Book 2 of some of the best keyboard music ever
If you don't like Bach, look elsewhere. However, if you love Bach for his genius, inventiveness and artistry, you would do well to try your hand at this second book of the Well-Tempered Clavier. Adding another 48 preludes and fugues to the awesome Book 1, the Book 2 is even...
25 of 40 people found this review helpful.
Louis Marcus Rodriguez
Location: from San Jose, CA, USA
February 15, 2008
A magnificent job
I know Ms. Schneider as a collaborator with Mr. Willard A. Palmer on Book I of the WTC. Book II shows a dedication to the ideal that goes far from the commonly expected. Here, Ms. Schnider has done a superb job of research, editing and correcting his work.
21 of 39 people found this review helpful.