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The Keyboard Temperament of J. S. Bach
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John Charles Francis, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD
CH-3072 Ostermundigen, Switzerland
Francis@datacomm.ch

Music Examples of Keyboard Temperament IV

Music Example No.

Description

Music Example 1

Temperament II Tuning [mp3]

Music Example 2

Temperament IV Tuning [mp3]

Music Example 3

Temperament IV BWV 924 C major Präambulum [mp3]

Music Example 4

Temperament IV BWV 793 E minor Fantasia [mp3]

Music Example 5

Temperament IV BWV 928 F major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 6

Temperament IV WTC II B flat minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 7

Temperament IV WTC II C sharp major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 8

Temperament IV WTC II F sharp major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 9

Temperament IV WTC II G major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 10

Temperament IV WTC II G minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 11

Temperament IV WTC II B minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 12

Temperament IV WTC II E flat major Fuga [mp3]

Music Example 13

Temperament IV WTC II A minor Fuga [mp3]

Music Example 14

Temperament IV WTC II A major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 15

Temperament IV WTC II C minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 16

Temperament IV WTC II F sharp minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 17

Temperament IV WTC II C sharp minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 18

Temperament IV WTC II B major Fuga [mp3]

Music Example 19

Temperament IV WTC II G sharp major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 20

Temperament IV WTC II G minor Fuga [mp3]

Music Example 21

Temperament IV WTC II E major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 22

Temperament IV WTC II F minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 23

Temperament IV WTC II E flat minor Fuga [mp3]

Music Example 24

Temperament IV WTC II G sharp minor Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 25

Temperament IV WTC II B flat major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 26

Temperament IV WTC II D major Präludium [mp3]

Music Example 27

Temperament IV C minor BWV 1079 6 Part Ricercare [mp3]

Music Example 28

Temperament IV D minor BWV 1080 Contrapunctus XIV [mp3]

 

Comparison with other Temperaments

(Bendeler temperament recommended by Bradley Lehman: the 6-Part Ricercare and Contrapuctus XIV - same registration, same tempo, same bitrate, same everything, but this time its Bendeler temperament according to the cent values Bradley Lehman put out)

Music Example No.

Description

Music Example 29

BENDELER BWV 1079 6 Part Ricercare [mp3]

Music Example 30

BENDELER BWV 1080 Contrapunctus XIV [mp3]

 

Back to the Article: The Keyboard Temperament of J. S. Bach

Written by Charles Francis (June 2004)
Contributed by Charles Francis (July 2004)

The Keyboard Temperament of J. S. Bach: Article | Music Examples | Feedback: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Discussions of Temperament / Key Character / Tuning:
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Meantone




 

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