Bach. Goldberg Variations. Variatio 16


September 24, 2016


Bach 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.