A Method for The Well-Tempered Clavier
by J. S. Bach 2001
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Fugue No.24 B Minor
This Fugue No.24 has its own indicate for the tempo, Largo
by me, J. S. Bach 1722.

In this first theme there are G-Fis, H-Ais, E-Dis, C-H, Fis-F, D-Cis-C, C-Cis and A-Gis ( in trill ) on the h-moll basic chord ( H-D-Fis; B minor ). Some analysts may say that, for example, G before Fis is an appoggiatura ( a transitional note ) for the next note. But all of these semitones are equally important. I do not intend that the first note of semitone combinations should be subordinate to the second. I put slurs on these combinations in order that you could feel the distances between two notes. You will detect a short beat which indicates the distance. These distances, I think, should be similar in character among G-Fis, H-Ais, E-Dis, C-H, Fis-F, D-Cis-C, C-Cis and A-Gis.
Finally there are no differences among white and black keys, which would be fused into the infinity.

And, , , there are all the twelve notes of the scale in this theme. This is the music world. Where there is devotional music, God with his grace is always present.

S.D.G.
Soli deo sit gloria
"To God alone be glory!"

THE END

OR
"Music in the Air"


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