Starting with his edition of Jacques Hardel's harpsichord
music (The Collected Works, The Art of the Keyboard, 1 [New York: The Broude Trust, 1991]), conventional repetition signs are replaced by double bars enclosing four dots (or two, when supplied editorially), reminding players that repeat signs do not carry the prescriptive implications of modern usage.
It is said that the harpsichord
is mainly studied by organists and pianists who cannot cope with the technical requirements of their instrument.
33, 39, 54, 56, 57, 61, 62, 117, 133, and 135) make one wonder about the lengths of the accidentals, particularly on the lower manual, found on the author's two-manual harpsichord
of 1999 by Peter Tkach: does this instrument employ modern dimensions or those of historical copies?
These contemporary composers have been past winners in the Alienor Harpsichord
concert will take place on Saturday, 12 March at 19:30 at the College of the Arts Concert Hall.
It's likely that I first heard The Electric Harpsichord
in the summer of 1976.
Part of a series on the historical harpsichord
in honor of Frank Hubbard, who wrote Three Centuries of Harpsichord
Making, this volume adds to his work with new findings in the research of harpsichord
making in the British Isles.
This month he performs the inaugural recital at Washington DC's Library of Congress on the 1912 harpsichord
belonging to the legendary Wanda Landowska, and he is giving more recitals in the USA and Canada before returning to the UK for his Brinkburn date in July.
Also on display is the clavicytherium, a rare instrument thatAAEs a vertical and more complex version of the harpsichord
Mendelssohn started the early music revival, and yes, they were busy harpsichord
rebuilding after WWI, but it wasn't until after WWII that things really got going, and the battle to stop the romantic vibrato-legato "sauce" being poured continually over the music of the 18th century (and before) began in earnest.
and organ players will all benefit from the day, regardless of their playing level, as the event will focus on what the instruments can teach musicians rather than on polished performance.
That's even Auger's harpsichord
playing on the Yardbirds' classic ``For Your Love.