Prelude and Fugue in G-sharp minor, BWV 887

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The Prelude and Fugue in G-sharp minor, BWV 887, is the eighteenth prelude and fugue in the second volume of The Well-Tempered Clavier by Johann Sebastian Bach. It was written in 1738.


The prelude is in common time and has 50 measures. It is primarily made up of sixteenth notes and eighth notes. It has many accidentals.

Beginning of Prelude, BWV 887


The fugue is in 6
and has 143 measures. It is made up mostly of eighth notes, quarter notes, dotted quarter notes, and sixteenth notes.

Beginning of Fugue, BWV 887
BWV 887