Bach. Goldberg Variations. Variatio 16
September 24, 2016
CategoryBach at my side, Goldberg Variations
The set of the Goldberg Variations can be seen as being divided into two halves, clearly marked by this grand French overture, commencing with a particularly emphatic opening and closing chords. It consists of a slow prelude with dotted rhythms with a following fugue-like contrapuntal section.