Monograph on Bach's Fugue by Tatyana Svistunenko

Tatyana Svistunenko, Fulbright Visiting Scholar 2007-2008 program alum, has recently published her 300 pages long monograph on "The Evolution of the Early-Baroch Fugue in Clavier Works of Johann Sebastian Bach". The book is aimed at professional musicians as well as anyone interested in Bach's music and will be presented at the 31st Moscow International Book Fair in VDNH, on September 5-9, 2018.

Svistunenko graduated with honours from the Saratov State Conservatory and completed her postgraduate studies at the Moscow State Conservatory, having defended her thesis on "Bach's Early Clavier Fugue" in 1988. She continued her research while on her Fulbright program in the University of California in Santa Barbara (2007-2008) where she explored the university library funds and even was offered to peruse personal book collections of professors Feigin and Neff.

Tatyana Svistunenko has authored more than 30 works on Bach's clavier fugues. She is currently a lecturer at the Saratov State Conservatory teaching polyphony to musicologists, composers and pianists, as well as supervising diploma reasearch.

Photo courtesy of T. Svistunenko.

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