Contrappunto and Fugue in A flat major

 

Music and Texts of  GARY BACHLUND

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Contrappunto and Fugue in A flat major - (2004)    

for organ


 

A small work for organ, the theme is stated in the opening measure, and then in augmentation as the fugue subject. "Contrappunto" is merely the Italian term for counterpoint; using it in place of such words as prelude in a two part work suggests that it stand apart from use as the prelude to another thing, especially as the themes of the work are related in some form.

 

 

 

The theme's first gesture is in augmentation as the fugue subject, while the theme's antecedent portion is in diminution.

 

 

5 pages, circa 3' 30" - an MP3 demo is here: 

 

The score is available as a free PDF download, though any major commercial performance or recording of the work is prohibited without prior arrangement with the composer. Click on the graphic below for this organ score.

 

Contrappunto and Fugue in A flat major