Divided into four sections, this early piece resembles, in form at least, the Preludes and Fugues of Buxtehude. The first section alternates manual or
pedal cadenzas with very dense suspended chords. Then follows a charming fughetta with a great deal of repetition following the circle of fifths. A
brief flourish for manuals in the third section ends with an even briefer pedal cadenza punctuated with 9-voice chords. The fourth section, in 3/4
time, is polyphonic with a catchy rhythmic subject.
Midi File available.
Virtual organ set from 1766 Schmidt organ in Peruc, Czech Republic - Samples by Jiri Zurek
- Toccata and Fugue in E Major, BWV 566
Audio track was created with Hauptwerk v. 1 software
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