, Andreas Werckmeister (1645–1706) devotes special attention to keyboard improvisation of fugue and invertible counterpoint. Columbuss Egg: Stepwise Sequential Subjects 5. Conclusions References Examples 1.1 Improvisation of fugue has long ranked as a supreme manifestation of the organists art.
The essence of Werckmeisters approach to this most challenging type of improvisation consists of sequential imitative subjects and pervasive doubling in thirds. The fame accorded to the likes of Frescobaldi, Froberger, Kerll, Scheidemann, Weckman, Pachelbel, Buxtehude, Bach, and Handel arose in large measure from their legendary performances.
Parallel Thirds as a Key to Improvising Invertible Counterpoint 7.
This last source of clues can prove problematic, for while Baroque treatises abound on such topics as thoroughbass or counterpoint, few address keyboard improvisation with the sophistication of a Renaissance treatise like Tomàs de Santa Marías Werckmeisters ingenious yet simple teachings on fugue, canon and invertible counterpoint merit special mention in their own right, but they also shed light on the improvisational techniques of his contemporaries, most notably Dieterich Buxtehude, organist of the Marienkirche in Lübeck.
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