Book 1 - No. 24 - B minor - Fugue
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Subject

Facets

4 voices
13 subject entries
subject incorporates all 12 chromatic tones
subject length is exactly 24 eighth note pulses
stretto (using many incomplete subject entries)
sequential canonic episodes
One of the very few pieces with a tempo marking in the urtext: Largo
The final fugue in the Well-Temepered Clavier, Book 1

Counter motive