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For this “Fragments” project we are exploring the idea of this linkage, reentering abandoned imagined spaces to discover what they might suggest when examined from a fresh perspective. [VIDEO]

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In commissioning composers to write “commentary” pieces as companions to selected contrapuncti from the Bach work the Brentano Quartet is presenting an evening of Bach and contemporary composers’ musical reactions to his work…

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Program Note

With the Art of Fugue, a veritable Bible of fugal techniques and expression, Bach produced a monumental edifice. (The idea of fugue, for the uninitiated, is that of a musical form which deals with a number of voices all discoursing on shared thematic material, a “subject,” in much the same way debates focus on a subject.)

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Our first violinist Mark Steinberg introduces the Fragments Project

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