The Toccata is an exuberant, energy-filled extravaganza with many deceptive cadences at the end. This relatively little-known double fugue is
enjoyable in its own right, however. The first subject is chromatic and the ornaments are preserved throughout. The second subject enters on the Swell
and is a jumpy little thing. When the first theme reënters in the alto, though, Bach surprises us by following it with a pedal entrance of the second
St. Anne's Church, Moseley, Birmingham, England (1874) - Samples by Martin Dyde
- Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV 540
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