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Perry Goldstein, Peter van Onna, Guus Janssen, Dimitri Nicolau, David Rowland, Theodor Burkali, Wijnand van Klaveren, Ruud van Eeten, Shane Fage, Erich Stem, Ab Sandbrink, Juan Pablo Dobal, David Dramm, Katarzyna Glowicka, Joey Roukens, Johann Sebastian Bach

Aurelia Saxophone Quartet

Fugue in C of Dog

  • Type CD
  • Label Challenge Classics
  • UPC 0608917214826
  • Catalog number CC 72148
  • Release date 10 October 2005
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About the album

With this recording of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Art of Fugue, we are finally fulfilling a long-cherished dream.
We first performed the Art of Fugue in 1996, and the work has been in our repertoire ever since. During the first years of our exploration of this musical pyramid, we would occasionally perform a couple of fugues on our concerts. We began giving complete performances of the Art of Fugue in 2000.

Two important ideas emerged after we started giving complete performances of the work.

Idea no. 1: A performance given by a saxophone quartet necessitates a different order of the fugues from that found in the first edition and the manuscript.

Idea no. 2: Wouldn’t it be wonderful to accompany Bach’s musical monument by a kind of contemporary commentary? Does the fugue still exist in the twenty-first century? 

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