155 Days With Bach and Me

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Day Forty One: Toccatas (CD 2-18)

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments · 1707, 1708, 1710, 1711, Bach at 22, Bach at 23, Bach at 25, Bach at 26, Bradbury, BWV 910, BWV 911, BWV 912, BWV 913, BWV 914, BWV 916, CD 2-18, Harpsichord, Menno van Delft, Scottish Fold, Toccatas

My cat is dying. In case you were wondering, that’s why I haven’t been posting regularly. I’ve been with Bradbury, my cat, for 10 years. He’s the most adorable, sweet-tempered, intelligent and funny feline I’ve ever seen. He’s a Scottish Fold with such sad eyes that he melts hearts in even the most anti-cat people. […]

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Day Eight: Concertos For 2 & 3 Harpsichords (CD 1-8)

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments · 1735, BWV 1061, BWV 1062, BWV 1063, BWV 1064, Byrds, CD 1-8, Concertos For 2 and 3 Harpsichords, Menno van Delft, Musica Amphion, Pedal Steel Greats, Pieter-Jan Belder

A couple of decades ago, a buddy of mine — who was into Country Rock (stuff like the Byrds, in their alt-Country Sweetheart of the Rodeo era, and various Country artists) — joked with me about an abhorrent instrument called the pedal steel guitar. I told him I really hated that sound. He said, “Then […]

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