The Short-Tempered ClavierThe Short-Tempered Clavier, Preludes and Fugues in all the major and minor keys except for the really hard ones, for solo piano, S. 3.14159, easy as,
Piano, (August 18, 1993), (36 min.).
I. C major
II. C minor
III. C-sharp minor
IV. D major
V. D minor
VI. E-flat major
VII. F major
VIII. G minor
IX. G major
X. A major
XI. A minor
XII. B-flat major
Published by Theodore Presser Company (1998), 410-41313.
Recording available on the album The Short-Tempered Clavier. C major Prelude and Fugue also available on The Ill-Conceived P.D.Q. Bach Anthology.
Three of the preludes were published separately as Three Teeny Preludes.
Premiere: December 15.1994 at SUNY Purchase, NY, with Christopher O’Riley, piano.
Additional performances by Christopher O’Riley on December 26, 28, and 30, 1994 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.