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#2056658 - 03/30/13 03:35 AM Prelude 2 BKI WTC
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Listening in my morning bath (yes it’s weekly scrub day)
to Grappelli play Gershwin, the good mood spilled over into
a dollop of JS Bach ... Prelude 2 in C minor.

Anybody out there tried this Allegro (f energico ma non legato) ?

My own impression of Prelude 2 is ... how irritatingly “predictable” ...
with all those measure repeats.

Any comments?

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#2056667 - 03/30/13 04:14 AM Re: Prelude 2 BKI WTC [Re: btb]
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I think you got the wrong key.
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#2056827 - 03/30/13 11:58 AM Re: Prelude 2 BKI WTC [Re: btb]
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The second Prelude and Fugue from WTC, Bk I is in C minor. Bach gave no tempo indication so your edition's "Allegro (f energico ma non legato) is some well-meaning editor's attempt to guide you into this work.

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#2056830 - 03/30/13 12:10 PM Re: Prelude 2 BKI WTC [Re: btb]
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Thanks chaps ... the key has been corrected to C minor.

#2056905 - 03/30/13 02:29 PM Re: Prelude 2 BKI WTC [Re: BruceD]
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Originally Posted By: BruceD
...your edition's "Allegro (f energico ma non legato) is some well-meaning editor's attempt to guide you into this work.

Nevertheless, I can't stand editors that do that, however well-meaning they happen to be. smile



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