2 FUGUES for solo Violin

TWO FUGUES for solo violin Op. 6 (1970). They were written when I was a 3rd year student of the Moscow Conservatory. I was very enthusiastic with the counterpoint course of Vassili Rukavishnikov at the time and wrote dozens of fugues for different media. If the first solo violin Fugue (Andante) has clear tonal allusions (G minor), the second one (Moderato) is rather atonal and based on the 12-note theme, every appearance of which is played in a different way: pizzicato, staccato, portamento, trill, accent, tremolo sul ponticello, harmonics and so on. They were first performed in June 1970 in the White Hall of the Moscow Conservatory with Yaroslava Rivnyak, violin. In the appendix I provide with a small fugue on the B.A.C.H theme - a short fragment from the Partita Op.43 for solo violin (Published by H.Sikorski)

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