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This is a serious discussion on the monumental 2nd & 5th form Bach. I think this to be the greatest performance recording & articulation of these two preludes besides the recording from the episode "The Sixth Finger" from the old Twilight Zone series. I tried with this post to imitate it to the best of my abilities with mere midi tech. I did many things to improve an otherwise dull midi presentation anywhere in the internet regarding these two praeludiums. One-though the first measures of the C Minor one are unplayable by human hands though one would simply shift them an octave higher, they are more true to the best effect an octave lower. Two-there is a new one of a kind left hand section near the ending which satisfies an otherwise mere weak section in the original manuscript. Three, there is a tick-tack accentuation in the 1st 16th of every quadratic structure added to give it extra-ordinary effect. Four-The time meters & note values differ from the original around the mid-section oddly, but more effective, & the endind of the 2nd is more simply effective. While the Praeludium in D Major did not require much alteration on my part except for the partially staccato L.H., Incrementation of velocity but still practically possible to play though very difficult, some minor simplifications. I always call the 2nd, "Prelude Of Monarchs" & the 5th, "Flight Of A God" as alternate titles for my own personal pleasure. I provided the MP3 & the pdf not necessarily for performance, but for the purpose of a minor study into these phenomenal works. If anyone has some additional yet substancial knowledge to add regarding these two jewels, please post your findings. Thank you!

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