Dead Wild Roses: Bach – Passacagilia and Fugue in C Minor

 Same ground base, 20 variations, 1 bar ending. The brilliance of Bach on display. BWV 582/1: Passacaglia The passacaglia is in 3/4 time typical of the form. Bach’s ostinato comprises eight bars, which is unusual but not unheard of: an ostinato of the same length is used, for example, in Johann Krieger‘s organ passacaglia. The ...