Hi, I'm having trouble writing a fugue. I wrote this subject and also two different counter-subjects, but I'm not sure how to really introduce all the voices for the exposition. Is the subject two short? In most of my reading I've heard you need around 4 bars for a subject and that a subject should have a slower, less rhythmic "head" (like what I have here) followed by a quicker, more rhythmic "tail". Do you have any tips or suggestions for me moving forward so that I can write a successful fugue?
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