Making Music on the Organ

Making Music on the Organ

Book - 1988
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Peter Hurford is without a doubt one of the most acclaimed and influential organists of our time. His recordings of Bach, Couperin, Handel, Hindemith, and others have garnered numerous awards and along with his live performances have been enthusiastically received worldwide. This book sets out the ideas that underpin Hurford's performance and teaching, detailing the relation of instrument and performer to the rest of the musical world, technical problems, the workings of the organ, and interpretation, particularly that of Bach. Offering encouragement to the amateur, a refresher course for the professional, and enlightment to the listener, this book is a valuable handbook by a musician of unquestionable authority.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
ISBN: 9780193222649
Branch Call Number: 786.5143 H938m 1988
Characteristics: viii, 157 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm


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