Ariadne Musica (1702) - Praludium und Fugue # 8 in E minor

Composer
J.C.F. Fischer
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Solo instrument (Organ [manuals])
Instrumental parts
Not available

Ariadne Musica by Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer is perhaps the most seminal work in the development of classical music. And as all Western music systems are descended from it almost everything from Classical music to Rock, - Jazz to Pop and their offspring owe Fischer a debt of recognition, if not gratitude.

In my reinterpretation of the pieces I have endeavoured to keep the form as close to the originals as the digital medium will allow. For anyone wishing to play this series, these interpretations are fairly close to the originals, so any organist could do worse than to follow my tacit suggestions. It takes time to find each separate prelude and each separate fugue and to work out what sound was intended. My Hammond organ is less than ideal for the purpose, but as I dont have a church pipe organ it will have to do. As I complete each reinterpretation for midi I will add them to this folder until I have amassed the whole set.

For details of this project see Ariadne Musica Prelude and Fugue #2 in C# Minor.

Read a full appraisal here: http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/dewarfinch/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariadne_musica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Caspar_Ferdinand_Fischer

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