Johann Sebastian Bach
Prelude & Fugue 16
in G Minor, BWV 861
from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1

ID: 410
Key: G Minor
Year: 1722
Level: 8
Period: Baroque
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Question about fingering for a specific bar of BWV 861 (Prelude in G minor) by tomparker8979
I can't figure out how to sustain this F with my RH index while playing the following three notes smoothly. I tried using my thumb for all three notes but it sounded terrible. Could somebody help me...

Ornamentation and articulation in BWV 861 by clouseau
Hello everyone, I am trying to play this nice prelude in G minor from Book 1 and I have a question about the trills. The consensus in Baroque music is to start trills from the upper note, at least...

college audition rep by wwalrus
Hi, Any thoughts on the following program for next year's auditions? Bach WTC book 1 G minor Beethoven op 7 (sonata #4) Brahms variations and fugue on a theme by Handel Chopin op...

Bach, Prelude in g minor, WTC bk I by karli
measure 18, beats 3 and 4, "A" or "Ab" ??? I am using the PS Urtext edition, and I have checked the Czerny edition provided by this site, as well as the Bach-Gesellschaft edition,...

JS Bach, Prelude and Fugue in g minor, WTC bk I -- note question ? by karli
I am looking at measure 18 of the fugue in the alto voice, first note of that measure, E(b).  This is the fourth note of a subject re-entry (the previous measure beginning it).  I have been entering...

Prelude G minor from WTC book 1 by tutti
Hi! Is there anyone who has played Prelude G minor (WTC 1)? Do you use right pedal when you are playing trills? And by the way what do you think about pedalisation of Bach´s "piano" works...

Bach Prelude and Fugue G Minor, I by ravelmaniac
Who here has played the G Minor Prelude and Fugue from book one? Any tips? The fugue is quite....difficult.  How long should I practice it hands apart? Thanks in advance. ...

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This piece is composed by Johann Sebastian Bach and was published in 1722. Title: Prelude & Fugue, BWV 861 No. 16 in G Minor from WTC 1. The difficulty level if graded by ABRSM would be approximately 8 and it belongs to the Baroque period.