Music and Texts of Gary Bachlund

 

 

Prelude and Fugue in G flat major - (2008)    

for organ


 

This short lyrical prelude is composed over an extended tonic pedal in the lower voice in the manuals. Above and beneath the long held G flat, soprano, alto and bass voices rise and fall to meet one another in a pleasant instrumental motet of sorts.

 

 

The fugue subject offers the counterpoint a rhythmic duple against triple gesture in short repetitions of the simple subject in the standard tonic and dominant relationships.

 

[ 3 pages, circa 2' 50" ]

 

The entire work is here, , an MP3 file [ 2.6 MB ]

 

The score for Prelude and Fugue in G flat major 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.

 

Prelude and Fugue in G flat major