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Bach is frequently, and quite appropriately, pointed out as a musical genius, but what is it precisely that makes his music so smart? Well, today we're going to take a closer look at three examples of his big brain contrapuntal composing!
Numberphile on Crab Canon:
Analyzing Guitar and Music Theory, Solving Puzzle Canon 2:
GeruBach, BWV 1087 – 14 Canons:
Inside ball game, Fugues:
Fugue No. 2 in C Small, BWV 847 – Analysis:
Adam Neely, How to compose a crab canon:
Netherlands Bach Society, Concerto for 4 harpsichords
Netherlands Bach Society, Quaerendo invenietis:
Netherlands Bach Society, Crab Canon:
Netherlands Bach Society, WTC I Start and fugue no. 2 in C small:
Netherlands Bach Society, WTC I Start and fugue no. 11 in F significant:
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0:36 Canon a 2 Cancrizans.
3:23 Canon a 2 Quaerendo invenietis.
5:58 Fugue no. 2 in C small.
8:08 The Method Of Bach by Dan Moller.