Measures 3 to 6

In measures 3 and 4 Bach presents a sequence based on the subject:

They look like reflection on a mirror:

With these two motives, Bach creates a sequence that will modulate to G Major (dominant key). In measure 5 and 6 the subject appears in its original form in the bass (1), transformed by inversion in the upper voice (2) while the bass in eight notes reminds us of the augmented subject (3):

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