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well tempered licks & grooves bk 1

Copyright 2009 by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd

...a set of 24 preludes and fugues for keyboard inspired by Das Wohltemperirte Klavier.

I have long been struck by the similarities between baroque music and jazz. Also I love and admire the music of JS Bach: so I set out to explore the possibilities of say a rag-time fugue, or a "passacaglia in blue". What would happen if you could combine a toccata with a 12-bar blues, for example?

Prelude & Fugue 21 can be played simultaneously with No 11 (1 piano, 4 hands). Click here to listen to the resulting duets.

These pieces are published by Boosey & Hawkes.

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