Fugue for 6 Descant Recorders

By: Johann Sebastian Bach
For: Sextet of Soprano Recorders
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
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A little fugue for six Soprano/Descant Recorders, inspired by a J. S. Bach Fugue.

Great piece if you can find 5 other players to fugue along with!

This arrangement for 6 Recorders comes from J. S. Bach’s miscellaneous preludes, fugues, fantasias and toccatas for keyboard. The original Fugue in B-flat Major, BWV 954 (which is an arrangement itself that Bach made from J.A. Reincken: Hortus musicus); is a delightful work!

In music, a fugue is a contrapuntal compositional technique in two or more voices, built on a subject (a musical theme) that is introduced at the beginning in imitation (repetition at different pitches) and which recurs frequently in the course of the composition. It is not to be confused with a fuguing tune, which is a style of song popularized by and mostly limited to early American (i.e. shape note or "Sacred Harp") music and West Gallery music. A fugue usually has three main sections: an exposition, a development and a final entry that contains the return of the subject in the fugue's tonic key. Some fugues have a recapitulation

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Vesti La Giubba for Descant/Soprano Recorder & Piano, Czardas for Tenor Recorder & Piano, Lullaby for the Earth for Soprano & Tenor Recorders, Celesta & Double Bass, Queen of the Night Aria for Alto/Treble Recorder & Piano , Czardas for Treble Recorder & Piano, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot for Treble Recorder & Piano, Be Thou My Vision (Hymn Tune:Slane) for Recorder Consort, Nessun Dorma for Treble (Alto) Recorder & Piano, Czardas for Descant Recorder & Piano, Für Elise Boogie Woogie for Recorder Consort (Jazz for 5 Wind Series), English National Anthem Jerusalem for Double Recorder Quintet (And Did Those Feet in Ancient Times), Jazz it up:When the Saint’s Go Marching In for Bass Recorder & Piano, Stanley Trumpet Voluntary for Two Descant Recorders & Piano, One Aria, HWV 410 for Recorder Consort, A Serenade for Descant Recorder & Keyboard, Mitt hjerte alltid vanker for Wind Quartet, That’s A Plenty for Clarinet Quintet (2 Bb’s, 1 Alto, 1 Bass & 1 Contra Bass in Bb) (Jazz for Just 5 Series), A Serenade for Recorder Consort, The Gypsy Descant Recorder Player in New Orleans, Largo from Lute Concerto in D Major for Recorder Quintet, RV. 96, All Through the Night(Ar Hyd Y Nos) for Wind Quartet & Percussion, Una Furtiva Lagrima for Bass Clarinet & Piano, A Serenade for Treble Recorder & Keyboard, Una Furtiva Lagrima for Bb Clarinet & Piano, SUO-GAN for Treble Recorder & Piano, Solveigs sang for Descant Recorder & Keyboard, Stanley Trumpet Voluntary for Recorder Consort, Air on the G string for Soprano/Descant Recorder Duo, Fugue on B-a-c-h for Recorder Consort, Moonlight Serenade (Glen Miller) for Saxophone Ensemble (Sop,Alto,Tenor, Bari & Bass) - Jazz for 5 Wind Series, 3 & 1/4 Classic Favourites for Five Recorders!, Von Fremden Landern und Menschen for Recorder Consort, Tico-Tico no fubá for Bb Piccolo Trumpet, Eb Alto Trombone & Piano, 7 Popular carols in Norway for two Descant/Soprano Recorders, 7 Popular carols in Norway for two Treble Recorders and 4 Variations on 'More Palatino' for Recorder Sextet

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