Prelude and Fugue in A flat major - (2012)
lyrical, long-lined theme is introduced with related gestures, and then a
four- and five-voice chorale-like texture gently sings out the prelude.
fugue subject is a succession of falling sevenths, accompanied even in the
initial statement. Counterpoint changes, moving from duple to triple within
the overall duple meter. A moment of animando is answered with a
short stretto-like coda as the fugue ends quietly.
pages, circa 5' 00" - an MP3 demo is here:
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 score.
Prelude and Fugue in A flat major