Monthly Archives: February 2018

Harpsichord Diary

I’ve taken down all the previous posts under the “harpsichord” rubric. I’m sorry to have done so, but it’s for the best. The intention was good but in the real world it was not realistic. After all: to show vulnerability … Continue reading

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Parallel Octaves, Again

I’ve read some internet chatter about BWV565 that makes me shake my head. An allusion to “parallel octaves” in the opening measures. Here we go again. I wrote about this in The American Organist in September, 2011. The organ does … Continue reading

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