A strong incision is placed right before the last section: after a clausula tenorizans on c (mm. ... The concentration on combinatorial work with regard to the subject of the fugue leads to an extraordinarily economical use of harmonic and thematic material. ... This must be understood in relation to its function as the final piece of the manualiter settings with their increasing emphasis on contrapuntal texture.
|Title||:||Crosscurrents and counterpoints|
|Author||:||Per F. Broman, Nora A. Engebretsen, Bo Harry Alphonce|
|Publisher||:||Goteborgs Universitet - 1998|