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#1960532 - 09/18/12 07:36 AM JS Bach fugues etc from WTC book2 plus Mendelssohn
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Registered: 11/26/11
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For those not aware, the Mendelssohn Op35 set are of extraordinary technical difficulty. Not aided by the fact the Welsh pianist Jones performs his complete piano works [in my opinion] at least 50% too fast [to the point some items lose their musical integrity], the preludes and fugues are rarely performed. I struggle with number 3, but my presentation has some charm.

https://www.box.com/s/kbua38ue7gqxuxqunpn2
https://www.box.com/s/xl88hfeygrtayt9vvii9

Here are some better presentations from the Well Tempered Clavichord Book 2

Fugue 6

https://www.box.com/s/aqc5k3pgqy2plwlhb0cn

Prelude Fugue 7
https://www.box.com/s/azh9p7ihbsn5g2993aio
https://www.box.com/s/t7w6fwwyhz4safesqpal

The brilliant fugue 20
https://www.box.com/s/r2blerd5dodt72blvweh

Fugue 22
https://www.box.com/s/7rjdp0kcijesfpehyh69
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#1961340 - 09/19/12 11:03 PM Re: JS Bach fugues etc from WTC book2 plus Mendelssohn [Re: BachMach2]
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Anyone watch the So You Think You Can Dance show? I think Nigel Lithgow should consider a So You Think You Can Play. BachMach, you would be in your element. Keep calm and carry on.
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