José Rodríguez Alvira
The first episode leads us to a second exposition. The voices will appear in the same order as before but with some interesting variations.
The alto starts with the subject (note the use of motives a - d):
A short episode prepares the soprano:
The soprano presents an answer, but this time is a real answer. There is a false entrance of the bass two beats afterwards:
The bass takes us to the G minor key with a tonal answer in stretto in relation to the soprano:
A longer episode precedes the tenor:
Finally, the subject in the tenor brings us back to D minor:
Some theorist may prefer to call this section a counter-exposition or a re-exposition. We prefer to call it a second exposition because there are some discrepancies between theorist in defining these terms.