The exposition

The Contrapunctus I from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach begins by presenting the subject in the alto:


The soprano answers with a tonal answer:


The tonal answer is in the key of A minor.

The counterpoint that goes with the answer has several interesting aspects:


The bass and tenor present voices 3 and 4:

The exposition ends in measure 17.

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