Bach-Shards

Prelude To Contrapunctus X From The Art Of The Fugue

Shulamit Ran

Performing Ensemble: String Quartet
Item Number: 114-41345
Duration: 0:04:00
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: Custom Print, 4-5 days

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A commission by the Brentano String Quartet, as part of the Art of the Fugue companion piece project, has Ran constructing a fascinating Prelude to Contrapunctus X. "I opted not to stray outside the r ealm of Bach-like materials and harmonic language," says Ran, instead using her own skills to create "something that's slightly different than the anticipated sum of the parts. A mildly deconstructed Bach, if you will." Bach-Shards leads directly to the entry point of Contrapunctus X, such that the entrance becomes a logical and emotional release of the energy built up throughout Ran's Prelude. Ba ch-Shards should always be performed as a prelude to Contrapunctus X. For advanced players. Duration: 4'

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Commission Commissioned by the Brentano String Quartet as part of the Art of the Fugue companion piece project.