J.S.Bach : Contrapunctus 1 from the Art of Fugue

J.S.Bach : Contrapunctus 1 from the Art of Fugue

About 'Contrapunctus 1 from the Art of Fugue'

Artist: Bach, Johann Sebastian (biography)   (sheet music)
Born:21 March 1685 , Eisenach
Died:28 July 1750 , Leipzig
The Artist:One of the greatest composers of all time. Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. He spent most of his life as a church organist and a choir director. His music combines profound expression with clever musico-mathematical feats, like fugues and cannons in which the same melody is played against itself in various ways.
Composition Date:1748-9
Composition Info:The Art of Fugue (Die Kunst Der Fuge) BWV 1080 contains fourteen fugues and four canons demonstrating Bach's complete mastery of the most complex musical counterpoint.

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