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Preludes & Fugues: Part 3
Sunday 13 December 3.30pm
£10.00 (£50.00 Festival Pass)
Available to buy until 21 December and watch on demand until 6 January 2021.
Please note if you purchased tickets after the start of the concert you will be granted access the next working day.
J.S.Bach 48 Preludes & Fugues (The Well-Tempered Clavier)
The Well-Tempered Clavier – two books of preludes and fugues in all the major and minor keys – is the most famous example of Bach’s fascination with meticulously ordered collections of works exploring a particular compositional method or style in depth.
Within these 48 ingenious re-imaginings of the simple pairing of free, often improvisational prelude and the more strictly controlled contrapuntal structure that is the fugue, he achieves incredible variety, taking us on a richly expressive journey through many of the major keyboard styles and textures of his day.
“[Steven Devine] … fantastic touch and élan” Gramophone
Event Date: 21/12/2020 4:00 pm
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