I have written a 4-voice fugue (fuga) based on the Korean traditional folk song, Arirang.  The subject of the fugue was taken from Arirang.  My goal was not necessarily to make the music sounds Bach-ish, but to imbue Bach’s spirit into a Korean traditional musical material.

Bach Arirang No 1.mp3

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  • It sounds like you have a good grasp on counterpoint!  I think I would have used a different combination of instruments, but otherwise it's excellent.

  • Dear Jonas,

    Thank you very much for your comments!  I will try a different combination of instruments.  Cheers!

    Jonas Aras said:

    It sounds like you have a good grasp on counterpoint!  I think I would have used a different combination of instruments, but otherwise it's excellent.

    “Bach Arirang No. 1” - A Bach-inspired fugue based on Arirang theme
    I have written a 4-voice fugue (fuga) based on the Korean traditional folk song, Arirang.  The subject of the fugue was taken from Arirang.  My goal…
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