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Day Twenty Four: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I (CD 2-1)

August 20th, 2011 · No Comments · 1722, Bach at 37, BWV 846-870, CD 2-1, Glenn Gould, Harpsichord, Leon Berben, Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in C major, Well-Tempered Clavier

Harpsichord. An entire CD’s worth of harpsichord. I’m back to the “Pedal Steel Greats” CD I joked about a week or so ago. For the first 10 minutes (okay, maybe five), this is okay music. But after 30, 40, 50 minutes, the harpsichord sounds like an assortment of trash can lids banging together. It loses […]

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