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Fugue in C Minor

( T H EL I T T L E )

TranscriH for Piano by ARTHUR BRISKIER

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I begrn tbls tork ag a regul t of euggestlons 8lven to re Dersonrlly \y Dr. Albert Schreltzer, lbo encoureged re to plsy the ruslc ol J. S. Bocb only ln tbe orlglnal forr. autograph of tbls fugue ln G rlnor seer to be The orlglnrl Bnuacrlpts. I have uged the loet. but there tre rany dlfferent Eechgeeellscbrft edltlon as rell as tbe renuscrlpt tbrt ls rcst Drobobly tn tbe hendrrltlng of one of J. S. Bech's puplls, J. Ludrlg Krebs. (testdeutsche Blbllothek, Ierboure/Lahnl buy transcrlgtl.ons of J. S. Bsch's organ coFoeltloas hrve ls Tbls trsnscrlptlon been publtehed but rlth rodlflcations. frlthful to the sourcea. Tbe appllcatlon of tbe third sustelnlng pedsl of tbe rdera grrnd plano, rhlch dld not erlst ln Bach's tloe, ls clearly The organ-pedal notes are tndlcated in the transcrlptlon. plryed by the left hand in octaves. For clarlty and srootb sone notes are played one octrve hlgler or one lnterpretatlon, octave lorer, or are 8@etlles onltted.

Dr. Arthur Brlskler Noverber, 195{

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After profound stu(y aod thorough preparatloo, Dr. Arthur Brlsller trasscrlbed for tbe plano e fel of Bach's aa.sterpteces. ltrts ls not rerely anotber edttlou. Contrary to naqy erlstlnt trrnscrlptlons 1n rhlch tbe lnterpretatloo ls pre-establlshed and l,n rhlcb Bacb ls present ooly through the transcrlber, thls edltlon enables tb planlst to be dtrectly lu cootsct llth Bach end to erpreas hlrself througb hls peraonal lnterpretltlon.

This trorrscription is dedicoted to Paolo C,allico

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