"Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone ..." William Wordsworth

21 March 2021

Happy Birthday, Bach

Ihle, Johann Sebastian Bach, 1720


Johann Sebastian Bach was born on this day in 1685.

[Bach} was first and last an architect, a constructor of sound, and what makes him so inestimably valuable to us is that he was beyond a doubt the greatest architect of sound who ever lived.

Glenn Gould

Gould performs the Contrapunctus I-IV from The Art of Fugue ...

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