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Day Seventeen: Lute Works, Part Two (CD 1-17)

August 13th, 2011 · No Comments · 1720, 1725, 1740, Bach at 35, Bach at 40, Bach at 55, BWV 1000, BWV 1006a, BWV 998, BWV 999, CD 1-17, Jakob Lindberg, Lute, Lute Works, Suite in E major Gavotte en rondeau

This CD is amazing. It, and the one preceding it, are wonders to behold. The Lute — especially as played with such feeling and precision as Jakob Lindberg demonstrates — is a marvelous instrument. It looks to be difficult to master. And it may be. But those who do scale its heights reward those who […]

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Day Sixteen: Lute Works (CD 1-16)

August 12th, 2011 · No Comments · 1708, 1727, 1737, Bach at 23, Bach at 42, Bach at 52, BWV 995, BWV 996, BWV 997, CD 1-16, Jakob Lindberg, Lute, Lute Works, Michael Lowe

This is my favorite CD — Brandenburg Concerts notwithstanding — so far! I’ve always loved the sound of Classical guitar. The Lute is related, and sounds much like the Classical guitar. (Only it has a lot more strings. A. Lot. More.) Today’s CD is Lute Works performed by Jakob Lindberg, a brilliant player. The instrument […]

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