MUSI 112 - Lecture 13 - Fugue: Bach, Bizet and Bernstein
Lecture 13 - Fugue: Bach, Bizet and Bernstein
In this lecture, Professor Wright briefly explores the manifestations of the fugue form in poetry, painting, and other disciplines, and then gives a detailed explanation of how fugues are put together in music. Though he uses excerpts by composers as disparate as Georges Bizet and Leonard Bernstein to illustrate his points, he draws his main musical examples from J.S. Bach.
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Special thanks to Naxos, LLC for providing recordings from the Naxos Music Library for use in connection with the Open Yale Courses publication of Craig Wright's Listening to Music course. For specific credits, see:
Wright, Craig. Listening to Music, pp. 127-131
Chinese edition: trans. Li and Yu, Ch. 13, pp. 142 - 146