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Prelude and Fugue

By Brian Balmages

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String orchestra - Grade 1
Composed by Brian Balmages. Orchestra. FJH Beginning Strings. Score and set of parts. Duration 2 minutes, 15 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6197).

Item Number: FJ.ST6197

This exceptional work is written in the style of J.S. Bach and is designed to introduce students to counterpoint without being overly demanding. Young musicians will be able to study style and technique, and the scoring will make your group sound like a p
Inspired by the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, this work celebrates the elaborate contrapuntal technique that was used in such famous works as The Art of the Fugue and Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. Written strictly in the Baroque style, this work is designed to introduce young musicians to counterpoint without being overly demanding. It gives students an opportunity to study style and technique, and offers a wide variety of teaching opportunities.

About FJH Beginning Strings

Appropriate for first year string students. All instruments stay in first position, and optional third violin (viola) parts and piano are included to aid in rehearsal and performance situations. Grade 1 - 1.5