The exposition

This 4 voice fugue is based on a subject (S) presented by the alto:

Recording courtesy of Chris Breemer and Piano Society

The soprano answers with a tonal answer (A) while the alto presents a countersubject (CS) based on motives from the subject transformed by inversion:

The complete exposition:

Recording courtesy of Chris Breemer and Piano Society

They subject may be based on the first two notes:

We can clearly see the evolution of the two notes motive in the following animation:

© 2002 José Rodríguez Alvira and José D. Sandín. Published by teoria.com.


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