The Well-Tempered Clavier
Johann Sebastian Bach


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After entering the chart for the 1st time last year, this is now up 86 places. 5th of Bach's 11 entries.

These works are also collectively known as The Well-Tempered Clavier, which as the name suggests is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. The 48 Preludes and Fugues are regarded as the most influential works which ultimately revolutionised western classical music. The Well-Tempered Clavier comprehensively reassessed the approach to not only the playing the keyboard, but to composition in general.