Fugue a la Gigue is Holst's masterful military band orchestration of J. For some years he had had the idea of arranging some Bach fugues for brass and military band so he set himself the task of scoring the Organ Fugue in G Major BWV from Preludes, Fugues and Fantasias. He, rather than Bach, called it Fugue a la Gigue. The piece made an ideal exercise and Holst's brilliant dovetailing of the counterpoint between different instruments shows his mastery.
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Autograph assuming by Bach, which stylistic features suggest it is not, likewise BWV has been lost. Source and sources including the foregoing argument in detail and structure discussed in Williams Cambridge University Press, , The Organ Music of J.
Urtext edition. Arranger Michel Rondeau. Arranger Maximilian Olschewski. Bach, Johann Sebastian. All Music Guide.
Fugue a la Gigue (Bach/Holst)
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Fugue in G major, BWV 577 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)
This page lists the fugal works of Johann Sebastian Bach , defined here as the fugues , fughettas , and canons , as well as other works containing fugal expositions but not denoted as fugues, such as some choral sections of the Mass in B minor , the St Matthew Passion , the St John Passion , and the cantatas. This sub-list of the complete list of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach is intended to facilitate the study of Bach's counterpoint techniques. Each work cited in this list will be annotated with the fugal subject s and any countersubjects in musical notation. Provenance of standard texts and tunes, such as Lutheran hymns and their chorale melodies , Latin liturgical texts e. Magnificat and common tunes e. Folia , are not usually indicated in this column. For an overview of such resources used by Bach, see individual composition articles, and overviews in, e.
List of fugal works by Johann Sebastian Bach