Little Prelude and Fugue in D minor -
and intervening voices moving in opposite motion make up the theme of the
prelude. Episodes between the thematic gestures are simple parallel triads
in the natural minor.
The fugue is an ascending harmonic minor scale, stretched over two octaves
and with a blurred punctuation on the raised sixth and final fall back to
the tonic. The answer follows in the common practice dominant. The first
episode sings B-A-C-H in triadic harmony, chromatic unlike the minor scales
of the themes of both prelude and fugue..
pages, circa 2' 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 piano
Little Prelude and Fugue in