Die Kunst der Fugue, BWV 1080 - excerpt(s) from

Alternative title: 
The Art of Fugue

A sequence of 14 contrapuncti and 4 canons arranged in order of increasing complexity.

Scored variously for symphony orchestra, string quartet and pianoforte, one or two harpsichords or organ (four hands)

 

Contrapunctus 1 : Motto theme
Contrapunctus 2 : Rhythmic Variant of motto theme
Contrapunctus 3 : Inverted motto theme
Contrapunctus 4 : In the French style (in diminution)
Contrapunctus 5 : In augmentation and diminution
Contrapunctus 6 : Double fugue
Contrapunctus 7 : Triple fugue
Contrapunctus 8 : Quadruple fugue (completed Tovey)

    

Concerts by Work

Title Date Venue Professor
Professor Tovey's Sunday Concert Sunday, February 7, 1932 Usher Hall Tovey, Sir Donald Francis, 1875-1940
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1971 Sunday, May 30, 1971 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1971 Sunday, June 6, 1971 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1974 Saturday, June 1, 1974 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1974 Sunday, June 2, 1974 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach at St Cecilia's Hall 1978 Saturday, June 10, 1978 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, November 13, 1980 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Chamber Concert Wednesday, May 20, 1981 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Bach 1984 Saturday, June 2, 1984 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Organ Recital Friday, October 22, 1993 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-
Reid Chamber Concert Friday, November 23, 2012 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-
Reid Chamber Concert Friday, February 8, 2013 St Cecilia's Hall & MIMEd instruments
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ
Reid Organ Recital Friday, March 23, 2018 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ No Reid Professor in office
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ