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Johann Sebastian Bach - Gustav Leonhardt - The Art Of The Fugue album

Johann Sebastian Bach - Gustav Leonhardt - The Art Of The Fugue album
Genre: Classical
Title: The Art Of The Fugue
FLAC album size: 1643
Style: Baroque
Country: Germany
Released: 1982

The Art of The Fugue/Die Kunst der fuge BWV 1080 Johann Sebastian Bach (21 March 1685 - 28 July 1750)

1747 Написал музыкальный цикл "Музыкальное приношение".

1750 Умер в г. Лейпциг.

The Art of Fugue (or The Art of the Fugue; German: Die Kunst der Fuge), BWV 1080, is an incomplete musical work of unspecified instrumentation by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750). Written in the last decade of his life, The Art of Fugue is the culmination of Bach's experimentation with monothematic instrumental works.

Harpsichord – Gustav Leonhardt. Producer – Seymour Solomon. Remastered By – David Baker. Gustav Leonhardt, Johann Sebastian Bach - Art Of Fugue (Kunst Der Fuge) ‎(2xLP).

Bach: The Art of Fugue. Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of the Fugue), for keyboard (or other instruments), BWV 1080. 2. Simple Fugue-theme inverted. 4. 5. Fugue in contrary motion. 6. Double Fugue in the 12th. 7. Double Fugue in the 10th.

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Leonhardt could be said to have discovered new structures within the structure of the music, structures obviously intended by Bach, but missed entirely in other performances I have heard. Structures that not only support one another, but play with one another. A structural counterpoint.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750): The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080: 1Contrapunctus I04:04. 2Contrapunctus II02:56. His musical education began with lessons from his mother, and he later studied with Gustav Leonhardt and Albert de Klerk. A regular guest at important festivals throughout the world, his recitals include virtually the whole repertoire of keyboard literature from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. Bob van Asperen teaches a master class for harpsichord at the Amsterdam Conservatory. Since 1999, Bob van Asperen and AEOLUS have developed an intensive collaboration, the results of which include their critically acclaimed recordings of the works of .

By Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt. 1. The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846. 3:390:30. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847. 3:320:30. 3. 3 in C-Sharp Major, BWV 848. 5:000:30. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, BWV 849. 6:520:30. 5 in D Major, BWV 850. 3:310:30.

Uri Golomb Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Art of Fugue In the introduction to his book Musical Meaning and Emotion, philosopher Stephen Davies wrote: I do not believe that all music is expressive. Neither do I believe that expressiveness is always the most important feature of music that is expressive (p. x). To illustrate this, he presented Bach’s Art of Fugue as the archetypal example

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750). The Art of the Fugue BWV 1080. Martha Cook (harpsichord). Les Violons du Roy Bernard Labadie (conductor). Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichord). Johan van der Linden (soprano saxophone). Konstantin Lifschitz (piano).


The Art Of The Fugue, BWV 1080
A1 Contrapunctus 1 4:14
A2 Contrapunctus 4 6:40
A3 Contrapunctus 2 3:35
A4 Contrapunctus 3 3:35
A5 Contrapunctus 5 4:02
A6 Contrapunctus 6 4:28
A7 Contrapunctus 7 5:10
A8 Contrapunctus 8 6:38
A9 Contrapunctus 9 3:00
B1 Contrapunctus 10 5:20
B2 Contrapunctus 11 7:47
B3 Contrapunctus 12a (BWV 12,2) 2:40
B4 Contrapunctus 12b (BWV 12,1) 2:55
B5 Contrapunctus 18a (BWV 18,2) 2:25
B6 Contrapunctus 18b (BWV 18,1) 2:18
B7 Canon 14 3:55
B8 Canon 15 2:40
B9 Canon 16 5:55
B10 Canon 17 2:10

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Deutsche Harmonia Mundi
  • Copyright (c) – Intersound Inc.
  • Recorded At – Zedernsaal, Schloss Kirchheim
  • Manufactured By – Teldec-Press GmbH


  • Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Harpsichord – Gustav Leonhardt
  • Harpsichord [2] – Bob van Asperen (tracks: B3 to B6)
  • Producer – Hubert Kübler, Thomas Gallia


℗ 1969 Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / © Intersound, Inc. / Digital Mastering
Manufactured and printed in West Germany for Intersound, Inc., Minneapolis, MN (U.S.A.)
Recorded at Schloss Kirchheim Cedernsaal / Stereo / Duration: side A = 38'25 and side B = 42'15
The uncredited gatefold sleeve notes are in English only.

Complete annotation included / First time complete on a single disc.
Also available on CrO2, Tape anddigital Compact Disc
A gold sticker with red and white lettering has been attached to the front cover.
It reads: DMM / Direct Metal Mastering / Teldec Technology / Teldec Quality

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped except A - B - II is etched): A - B - II DMM A ○C-PAD-227-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped except A - B - I is etched): A - B - I DMM A ○C-PAD-227-B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
HM 30950 XK Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt - Die Kunst Der Fuge ‎(2xLP + Box) Harmonia Mundi HM 30950 XK Germany 1970
HM 34.894 Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt - L'Art de la Fugue ‎(Box, Album, Boo + 2xLP) Harmonia Mundi HM 34.894 France 1969
HM 20303/04 Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt - L'Art de la Fugue, Bwv 1080 ‎(2xLP) Harmonia Mundi HM 20303/04 France 1969
29 20378-6 Johann Sebastian Bach , Cembalo: Gustav Leonhardt Johann Sebastian Bach , Cembalo: Gustav Leonhardt - Die Kunst Der Fuge ‎(Box + 2xLP) BASF, Harmonia Mundi 29 20378-6 Germany 1974
1C 165 99793, 1C 165 99794 Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Leonhardt - Die Kunst Der Fuge ‎(2xLP + Box) Harmonia Mundi, Harmonia Mundi 1C 165 99793, 1C 165 99794 Germany 1969
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