Music and Texts of Gary Bachlund

 

 

Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major - (2011)   

for piano


 

Major chords adding the diatonic sevenths and then sixths effervesce over a simple melodic line highlighting these scalar tones. Parallel triads of occasional diatonic polytonality act as bridge material in this toccata-like texture.

 

 

The fugue subject includes both the major sixth and seventh as part of its reach and structure, a mid point 32nd note decoration contrasting with the leaps of a ninth.

 

4 pages, circa 3' 40" - 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 score.

 

Prelude and Fugue in F sharp major