Unformatted text preview: See the listening guide for the great “St. Anne” Prelude and Fugue (BWV 552), which was published in the third volume of the Clavierübung (1739). The prelude reveals the influence of Italian concerto style, and particularly Vivaldi’s style, on Bach. Bach’s profound interest in symbols is demonstrated in the pervasive Trinitarian symbolism of both the prelude and the fugue. Finally, I’ll go over a few sample test questions. Terms for this Week concerto concerto grosso concertino ripieno ritornello episode fugue fugal exposition sequence basso continuo “il prete rosso” Ospedale della Pietà French overture style (ouverture)...
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- Winter '09
- concerto concerto, Italian concerto style, fugue fugal exposition, composer Antonio Vivaldi