Toccata and Fugue in D minor

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Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Post by BariSx_G » Wed Feb 04, 2004 4:47 pm

I consider this the hardest piece I've ever seen and played. This was one of the songs in our repertoire for the Top Talented Students Honor Band in Chaffey HS 2 weeks ago. What are your thoughts on this piece?

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Re: Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Post by formermarcher » Wed Feb 04, 2004 6:32 pm

I've taken a look at (and actually played) the 1st/Solo Clarinet part.
Its an insane piece!!! In order for to learn it, I had to listen to an organ recording of it several times...

I love the piece...its a great piece of music...its just insane!
Actually, there was a marching band who tried to do it for a show one can guess how *that* worked out.

If you have to play the prepared to practice it every day for half an hour at least...and just that piece...
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Post by Ace » Wed Feb 04, 2004 6:47 pm

I haven't heard the band version. I loooooovvvve the organ version. :bow: That guy was a great writer man. It is one of my favorites.
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