Harpsichord Concerto No.1 In D Minor

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Harpsichord Concerto No.1 In D Minor
Composer Johann Sebastian Bach
Released 1728-??-??

Harpsichord Concerto No.1 In D Minor (BWV 1052), is a popular keyboard concerto composed by Johann Sebastian Bach.

The first and third movements share a similar harmonic structure based upon which the movements can be divided into four sections. The opening section of both movements gives the theme in the tonic (D minor) followed by a statement of the theme in the relative major (F major). The second section modulates to the dominant (A minor) and then its relative major (C major). The third section modulates to the subdominant (G minor) and its relative major (B flat major). Finally, the fourth section gives a recapitulation of the theme in the tonic, with no subsequent major key statement.

The song was also popular among Bach's contemporaries. Felix Mendelssohn played the song live, Johannes Brahms even wrote a cadenza for it, and Bach's son, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, transcribed a variation of it.

Games

Treasure Mountain! (DOS)

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Arranger Unknown
Released 1990-??-??
Length 0:24.46
Format UNK
Loops Yes

Bach's Concerto is played inside the three caves and the castle at the top of Treasure Mountain.

The song can be played on three different audio devices, with the best quality being heard from the AdLib version. The AdLib version also has three different variations which are chosen at random each time the song is loaded. The AdLib and Tandy versions of the song are stored in the TUNES.TAN file while the PC Speaker version is stored in the TUNES.IBM file.

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