Subscribe to our mailing list to get news, specials and updates:     Name: Email:

Fuga sopra il Magnificat, BWV 733

237 views | Find this title on Sheet Music Plus

Watch




 

Ranked #5 in Most Listened.
Ranked #10 in Most Commented.

Comments (17)

Comment on this music


/Register to post a comment.

Uploaded by: yolar (12/12/22)
Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
Sample Producer: Piotr Grabowski
Sample Set: Metzler organ (2010), Düren
Software: Hauptwerk VII
Genre: Baroque
Description:
Hereby a preview of the upcoming Hauptwerk sample set of the Metzler organ (2010) of the Annakirche in Düren, sampled by Piotr Grabowski. BWV 733 is also known as "Meine Seele erhebt den Herren", the German Magnificat, but the official title is "Fuga sopra il Magnificat". Although it is called Fuga, it isn't a typical fugue as we are used to. Bach used elements of the Magnificat melody and let it come back throughout the piece in different manners, juxtaposing it with many other small motifs.

It's probably written during Bach's Weimar years in 1708-1717. A young Bach who doesn't like to follow the exact rules of composing a fugue. And luckily he didn't, since this is a true masterpiece. Wait till the pedal part enters, brilliant...
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
Playlists:
Options: Sign up today to download piece.
Login or Register to Subscribe
See what yolar used to make this recording

Name: