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Triple fugue #1

When Frédéric Chopin wrote his rather melancholic prelude in C minor, he did not know that years later, a computer game called Ghosts And Goblins would carry the chord progression of the first few bars of that very prelude into the hearts and minds of a whole new generation.

Likewise, Mark Cooksey, when creating the C64 version of the in-game music of Ghosts And Goblins, did not know that three particular melodies appearing in that piece, namely:

and

would, again years later, form the subjects of my first triple fugue. As a homage to Chopin, then, tacked on to the beginning of my opus, you'll find the original prelude. And of course, being the prelude of it, this theme also appears in a couple of places in the fugue itself.

Here it is:

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Anonymous
Sat 8-Jan-2011 19:56
I am a teacher and would absolutely love to have this written out in notation to teach to my students. I think it would be a fun piece for them to learn. Is there a place where you have this posted or for sale?
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Linus Åkesson
Mon 17-Jan-2011 16:13
I am a teacher and would absolutely love to have this written out in notation to teach to my students. I think it would be a fun piece for them to learn. Is there a place where you have this posted or for sale?

Hello! I do have a draft version in digital form. I'll try to find the time to add the final touches (currently in pencil) and post the complete score here.