The Author,


L' Auteur,

Claude Charlier is an organist born in Godarville in Belgium.

He studied the organ at the Conservatoire Royal de Mons under Marcel Druart, and then spent two years taking Charles Koenig’s private harpsichord classes.

He won a prize awarded by the Fondation Belge de la Vocation (Belgian Vocation Foundation) for music in 1971.


He was awarded a degree in musicology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1977, and later on did a doctorate in philosophy and literature, with musicology as his optional subject, at the same institution in 1990, under the title of: Polythematism and formal structure in the Art of the Fugue, with which he developed his interest in Baroque music and, more specifically, in Johann Sebastian Bach’s fugues, which he has performed many times over the course of his career as an organist.


His dissertation was awarded a prize by the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Belgium in 1994.
In 2009, he embarked upon publishing a series of scores, with full analytical colouring, entitledBach in Colour. 


Claude Charlier, defends here a polythematic conception of Bach’s work, related to the final development of his musical legacy : the triple fugue in The Art of Fugue.




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The Books: (Inventions, Sinfonias, Inventionen). Each: 20 € Euros.

Les Livres: Inventions à deux et trois voix. Chaque: 20 € Euros.

Each Score: 2 € Euros.

Partition séparée: 2 € Euros.

Eine Partitur (Inventionen): 2 € euros.


The Art of Fugue: 20 € Euros. 

L' Art de la Fugue: 20 € Euros.


The Parts of the Well -Tempered Clavier: Each: 5 € Euros.

Les cahiers du Clavier bien Tempéré: Chaque: 5 € Euros

Each Book: 100 € Euros.

Le livre : 100 € Euros.


The whole Collection: 200 € Euros.

La Collection complète: 200 € Euros.


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La totalité de la Collection " Bach en Couleurs" est aussi disponible en français.


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The Author,

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Claude Charlier


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