A fugue without counterpoint

A small 4-voices fugue, resulting from a bet with my teacher Karl Rasmussen. Composed in December 2010, it is for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon.

The original italian title means "Fugue in a single-file line", as the notes can be connected from the beginning to the end by a single line.

I hope you enjoy!

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  • Thank you Marc!

    Il'll post more music, this place makes me feel better! :D

  • Now that was delightful! 

  • Thanks Manfred, I'm happy you appreciate these aspects. :)

  • This is very interesting, because it is quite melodic despite the constraint of having only single notes at all times. I enjoyed it as a piece of music, and I enjoyed that it is clever as well.

  • Thanks Ingo, I'm happy you appreciated. :)

  • Very clever idea Claudio, I like it!  Kind of reminds me of some of Bach's unaccompanied works for strings where you mind is tempted to fill in some of the lines.

    The Sibelius file opened up fine for me, thanks for posting.

  • About couterpoint: well, of course there are melodic lines played simultaneously, but you never find two notes played in the same moment, that is there are no chords. Maybe it would be a better name. :)

  • Hello Paul,

    thank you for your comment.

    Of course you can read it.

    I'm not sure if I correctly attached the file sibelius here, please let me know if you can retrieve it.


  • Hey Claudio.

    Thank you for posting.

    Interesting piece. Hmm, lots of counterpoint going on there it seems :)

    Any chance of posting the Sibelius file either privately to me via PM or publicly.

    I always like following a score when that is possible.

    Best wishes of course and keep up the great work.


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