Three Three Flat Fugues -
As with the previous sets of fugues sharing a single key signature but
different tonal domains, this set is organized on the signature with three
flats, major and minor emphasizing the augmented second between third and
fourth degrees of the melodic scale.
The first in that of a bright major in a jaunty 6/8 meter.
The second employs a subject of two voices in triads with a cadence of
The last is in one of the minor domains, this emphasizing the
melodic scale with a raised fourth for a consistent augmented second between
the minor three and raised fourth. A variety of canonic and fugue strategies
rush by, the crab requiring some unusual spelling to clarify.
pages, circa 10' 15" - an MP3 demo is here:
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Three Three Flat Fugues