Prelude and Fugue in B major - (2011)
prelude's meter is 7/8, with the groupings varying with gestures from what
can be thought of as 2-2-2-1 (2-2-3) and then 3-2-2. The opening unison
spreads out in both directions as a head motive for the phrases to follow.
Filigree follows, delicato and sustained in a blur by the pedal.
fugue subject is a variant of the opening phrase of the prelude, elongated
into a five measure statement before the answer is given at the dominant.
The short fugue balances against the longer prelude for its complexity is
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 B major