Bach - Contrapunctus X from The Art of Fugue for Brass Quintet
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J. S. Bach’s massive work, The Art of Fugue, is a summation of his powers as a composer of contrapuntal music. Each Fugue is a masterpiece in its own right. Contrapunctus X is a four-voice, double Fugue with use of stretto. A new theme is introduced that combines with the original Art of Fugue theme, this time inverted. Double counterpoint is used at the interval of a 10th. This piece is approximately three minutes in length.