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Bach Fugues

The first step was to checkout that some decent music could be produced from the resources available. More of Bach's music has been sequenced anonymously than any other composer - that and the percussive contrapuntal character of much of his work made him an obvious composer to start with.

It turned out that fugues in particular benefit from the urgency of the steel drum sound and contrasted well with the wonderfully solid Mega Moog bass tones. The instrumentation was not too far away from the organ with its range of voices for different parts - something distinctive but not totally out of touch with Bach's original intentions. So we decided to feature them not only on the Bach page but also the home page. They also fitted the bill in terms of length and feasible download. The market for MP3 tracks has obviously developed around the 3 minute pop single which makes it tricky to position significantly longer pieces.

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