Toccata and Fugue in C Major, BWV 566a (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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This piece originally is known as Toccata and Fugue in E Major, BWV 566. However, copies from the 18th century by Johann Tobias Krebs and Johann Peter Kellner have survived as this piece transposed to C Major. In my mind it even sounds better on some historical temperaments plus the low C is more powerful than E. I had a great fun practicing it for a few months and recording it now. Hope you will enjoy it!

Score: https://imslp.org/wiki/Toccata_and_Fugue_in_C_major%2C_BWV_566a_(Bach%2C_Johann_Sebastian

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