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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume II

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Solo piano - SMP Level 10 (Advanced)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Judith K. Linder Schneider. Masterworks; Piano Collection. Alfred Masterwork Library. Baroque, Instructional and Method. Collection. Standard notation, fingerings and introductory text (does not include words to the songs). 244 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.16798).

Item Number: 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.

  • Praeludium 1  BWV 870, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 1  BWV 870, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 1 (Early version from the London Autograph)  BWV 870b, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 2  BWV 871, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 2  BWV 871, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 3  BWV 872, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 3  BWV 872, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 4  BWV 873, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 4  BWV 873, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 5  BWV 874, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 5  BWV 874, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 6  BWV 875, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 6  BWV 875, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 7  BWV 876, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 7  BWV 876, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 8  BWV 877, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 8  BWV 877, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 9  BWV 878, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 9  BWV 878, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 10  BWV 879, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 10  BWV 879, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 11  BWV 880, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 11  BWV 880, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 12  BWV 881, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 12  BWV 881, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 13  BWV 882, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 13  BWV 882, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 14  BWV 883, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 14  BWV 883, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 15  BWV 884, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 15  BWV 884, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 16  BWV 885, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 16  BWV 885, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 17  BWV 886, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 17  BWV 886, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 18  BWV 887, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 18  BWV 887, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 19  BWV 888, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 19  BWV 888, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 20  BWV 889, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 20  BWV 889, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 21  BWV 890, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 21  BWV 890, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 22  BWV 891, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 22  BWV 891, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 23  BWV 892, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 23  BWV 892, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Praeludium 24  BWV 893, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Fuga 24  BWV 893, Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Corpus Christi, TX
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • November 05, 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 going to memorize the piece.

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  • 5

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • April 03, 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 more exploratory at times but always grounded in harmony, melody and, above all, counterpoint. Do yourself a favor and get both books and dig in: you'll be a better person for having done so. As with the first book, this edition is excellent, with well documented and referenced notation and spiral binding, making laying pages flat a breeze.

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  • 5

    Location:
    San Jose, CA, USA
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • 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.

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