Praeludium #21 (Bach)

From The Well-Tempered Klavier, Part 1

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Arranged and Transcribed: Mark Alan Wade

Key: G

Range: A2 to G6

Difficulty: Advanced

Copyright: © 2005 by Mark Alan Wade

Information about this piece...

Learning, performing, and recording this masterpiece was a personal milestone in my dulcimer playing. It is the single-most technically demanding piece I play. Due to extended chromatic bass lines, dampers are recommended. Beyond the technique, it lends itself easily to magical musical moments. Bach cleverly composed a countermelody within a single line of music in this piece.

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