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Ex. 14

In variation 7 Beethoven revisits the fugue, now more energized.  The fugue subject is, as before, the bass contra-dance, this time inverted.  He also includes the treble theme, shifted by a beat making it syncopated (bar 292).

In example 14b, we can hear the inverted fugue subject (cellos) against the syncopated treble contra-dance (flutes).   Click here


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