J.S. Bach ~ Prelude & Fugue XXII in b-flat minor, I

Everyone’s favorite Prelude, amirite? The key to the cantilena is actually in the constant readjustment of the bass, between gravity and grace, and in the acknowledgement that here, as in all Bach, ‘chords’ do not exist, only artfully confluent voices.

 

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