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Brett Vachon

Contemporary New Age Guitar

Music List

 

All of these are original compositions by Brett Vachon.

Back in my days as a young student at the University of Montreal, I took some counterpoint classes with the students majoring in composition. During that time our professor got us to study how counterpoint was used in the works of Bach and Mozart. I also learned how to write florid counterpoint over a cantus firmus. However the real challenge that I wanted to attempt was to write a fugue for Classical Guitar.

As most people know, the fugues that we studied in school were for piano. So I set out to write this fugue as I love the format of the fugue. I believe it strikes a balance between contrapuntal and thematic development.

Listen to my performance of this Fugue on Youtube.

© 2019 Brett Vachon - Guitarist and composer
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