A difficult to play Contrapunctus from Die Kunst der Fuge by Johann Sebastian Bach. It has taken a long time to approach playing this work because some of the finger assignments for the three voices are impossible for two hands. Transcribing Bach’s works into Sibelius helps me to ponder the work measure by measure, note by note.
A Fugue from Book 1 of the Well Tempered Clavier by Johann Sebastian Bach. This post is the first Sibelius transcription in my project to make trackable scores of both books of Sebastian Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier. I hope to improve my understanding of Bach’s contrapuntal harmony.
Zuzana Ruzickova, a Czech survivor of the Nazi concentration camps who rediscovered beauty in life through the music of J.S. Bach, a canon to which she dedicated her life as one of the world’s premier harpsichordists, died Sept. 27 at a hospital in Prague. She was 90.