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Bach and the Pedal Clavichord : An Organist's Guide (Eastman Studies in Music)

Joel Speerstra. Bach and the Pedal Clavichord : An Organist's Guide (Eastman Studies in Music) Authors:Joel Speerstra.
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Year:2004
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Pages:280
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Price:7451 rub.
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Book DescriptionOriginal and brilliant study...Anyone interested in keyboard instruments of any kind will find in it a great fund of information and insight into matters of general musical interest, especially the performance of Bach's music. EARLY MUSIC TODAY Friederich Griepenkerl, in his 1844 introduction to Volume 1 of the first complete edition of J. S. Bach's organ works, wrote: "Actually the six Sonatas and the Passacaglia were written for a clavichord with two manuals and pedal, aninstrument that, in those days, every beginning organist possessed, which they used beforehand, to practice playing with hands and feet in order to make effective use of them at the organ. It would be a good thing to let such instruments be made again, because actually no one who wants to study to be an organist can really do without one." What was the role of the pedal clavichord in music history? Was it a cheap practice instrument for organists or was Griepenkerl right? Was it a...

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