The fifth of six fugues written on the name of Bach (B-A-C-H, in modern notation Bb-A-C-B) which Bach himself used in "The Art of the Fugue." The tempo
marking is "Lebhaft" ("lively") and the distinction between staccato and legato serves well to mark the 4-measure fugue subject every time it comes
in. B-A-C-H, besides being used as the first four notes of this subject is also stated in longer notes.throughout. A cheerful and delightfully crafted
F. X. Engelfried Organ, Gönningen/Baden-Württemberg/Germany (1844) -
Samples by Prof. Helmut Maier
- Fugue 5, Op. 60
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