Sechs dreistimmige Praludien und Fugen fur Streicher / Six Three-Part Preludes and Fugues for Strings
Book 1
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Sechs dreistimmige Praludien und Fugen fur Streicher / Six Three-Part Preludes and Fugues for Strings
Book 1
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Book 1. Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Edited by Johann Nepomuk David. Chamber music; stapled. Partitur-Bibliothek (Score Library).

The Six Three-Part Preludes and Fugues are regarded as a unique testimony to Mozart's profound interest in the works of Bach.

Classical period. Full score. KV 404a, Nos. 1-3. 20 pages. Breitkopf and Haertel #PB 5293. Published by Breitkopf and Haertel (BR.PB-5293).

ISBN 9790004211571. 9 x 12 inches.

I am presently collecting the fugues of Bach - not only of sebastian, but also of Emanuel and friedeman, wrote Mozart to his father in April 1782. This could be a hint that the Six Three-Part Preludes and Fugues were derived from this collection: Mozart wrote string-trio arrangements of two preludes and five fugues by Johann Sebastian Bach, and of one fugue by Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. This apparently plunged him into such a creative mood that he simply wrote the missing preludes himself. It is to Johann Nepomuk David that we owe the first edition of this work, which introduced this unique document to a broad public for the first time. The present edition has retained David's basic editorial decision to adapt the divergent passages of Mozart's arrangement to Bach's original music text.Contents:No. 1 - Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fuga Mozart's arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach, Das Wohltemperirte Clavier I, Fuga 8 in D# minor BWV 853No. 2 - Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fuga Mozart's arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach, Das Wohltemperirte Clavier II, Fuga 14 in F# minor BWV 883No. 3 - Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Fuga Mozart's arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach, Das Wohltemperirte Clavier II, Fuga 13 in F# major BWV 882

The "Six Three-Part Preludes and Fugues" are regarded as a unique testimony to Mozart's profound interest in the works of Bach.