Fughetta for Violin, Viola, Violoncello, & Bass Guitar in A♯ Prometheus Neapolitan [Philip Daniel; 2017]

By PhilipDaniel | Musica Melopoetica | 3 Nov 2020



A four-voice fughetta in the A♯ Prometheus Neapolitan mode which shares motivic similarities with its sibling in C♯ Enigmatic. This hexatonic [six-note] mode, the third mode of the Blues Dorian Hexatonic scale, fuses aspects of the esoteric Prometheus and more familiar Neapolitan modes, and consists of the following intervals: semitone, augmented second, tone, augmented second, semitone, tone. A simplified texture of often two, and no more than three independent voices until the closing passage, characterizes this fugue. Take note of the subject's dance-like quality, evocative of a gigue despite its more relaxed tempo.



Here you shall find the full engraved score:




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