43 minutes | Feb 19th 2021

The 11th Fugue in The Art of Fugue: A Triple Fugue &... A Possible Anti-Golden-Section?

The closing of our chapter on compound fugues, contrapunctus eleven, a powerful, complicated, and long fugue. Two expositions of the first theme? One in inversion? And wait, this is a triple fugue where all themes come in inversion and… also not in inversion? Holy B***!    Topics covered: The original order of the fugues found in P 200 (the autograph score). The 11th fugue as a possible early finale to The Art of Fugue.  Glenn Gould’s version of this fugue.  Could there be an ‘anti-golden section’ in this one? -- Follow Evan on Instagram for even more Bachian content: www.instagram.com/WTFBach Find a selected playlist of the music found and discussed in this podcast here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1Ha250UDFktGqZjpt1hk7L?si=fIqZwtTUQJmzB9SYwskeYA Support us! https://www.patreon.com/wtfbach https://www.paypal.me/wtfbach https://venmo.com/wtfbach https://cash.app/$wtfbach Suggestions? Want Evan to analyze a specific piece of Bach? Have other questions for Evan about music or anything at all? ... p.s. ... have you seen: http://bachchurch.com ??? Write us: bach@wtfbach.com
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