The Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume II
By Johann Sebastian Bach / ed. Judith Schneider, fingering by Maria Sofianska
Alfred Masterwork CD Edition
Comb Bound Book
Late Intermediate / Advanced
Edited by Baroque scholar Judith Schneider, with expert fingering suggestions by Stuttgart Professor Maria Sofianska, this edition of the second volume of Bach's essential masterpiece contains 30 pages of extensive research and insight into Baroque music. Painstakingly compared with the most important autograph and manuscript sources, this comprehensive edition includes thorough analysis of written and improvised ornamentation, a discussion of period keyboard instruments, insight into pedaling, touch, tempo and rhythm issues, as well as a discussion of preludes and fugues. Also included is an outstanding recording from the Naxos Label. Titles: The complete Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Volume II. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.
Praeludium 1 (Early Version from the London Autograph) [BWV 870B]