Essays Tagged: "Fugue"

Johann Sebastian Bach: This details his life and studies from his brith to his death. Also includes famous works of his.

brother was an organist at that time. His brother might have sparked Johann's interest in preparing fugue's and masses. A fugue is a complex piece where lines of music are added until it is complete.A ... 3 to 1750, he was Hofkomponist in the city of Leipzig. He would remain in Leipzig composing various fugues, cantatas, and masses until his death on July 28, 1750 at the age of 65 as a result of a stro ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart basic biography

a sonata which he had to improvise on a theme given by concertmaster; an improvisation of a strict fugue; a trio in which he played the violin part; and finally, one of his syhmphonies which he condu ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Who is Greater, J.S Bach or G.F Handel

ric Handel's oratorios. (Example: Johann Sebastian Bach and use his name for the motif of this last fugue.) (From an unofficial survey by, I see that about 18.30% pref ... contributed very massively to the Baroque period. His Oratorios is as famous as Bach's Preludes and Fugues, Concertos etc. George Frederic Handel mostly concentrate on entertainment of the public, thu ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Paul Dukas

ry where he studied piano, harmony, and composition. He won the Prix de Rome for a counterpoint and fugue in 1886 and again in 1888 with the cantata, Velleda.As mentioned, Paul Dukas studied at the Pa ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Concert Attendance Report

at around me. I attended the concert on October 5 at 8:00pm. Contrapunctus XIX, from The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 by Johann Sebastian Bach, Metamorphosen by Richard Strauss and Symphony No.7 in A ma ... , Op.92 by Ludwig Van Beethoven were performed. The style of Contrapunctus XIX, from The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 is set progresses to double, triple, and mirror fugues, culminating in a quadruple f ...

(2 pages) 89 1 3.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


FugueIn music, a fugue (/fjuːɡ/ fewg) is a contrapuntal compositional technique in two or ... ition at different pitches) and recurs frequently in the course of the composition.The English term fugue originated in the 16th century and is derived from the French word fugue or the Italian fuga. ... and fugare ("to chase").The adjectival form is fugal.Variants include fughetta (literally, "a small fugue") and fugato (a passage in fugal style within another work that is not a fugue).A fugue usuall ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts