Archive - Aug 2, 2009

Today's Bach

Time for our daily dose. This is on the wonderful organ at the cathedral of St. Sulpice in Paris. The organist, who needs a haircut, adjusts his interpretation of this gigantic Bach piece to suit the acoustics by separating the notes and lengthening the cadences to fit the tremendous size of the instrument and the room.

Once again, Bach creates and then solves in dramatic fashion an enormous musical problem which mortals can only attempt to comprehend.

Transitions

I am sort of starting a new life since I have turned over the management of the nursery to my baby brother, Joe. July 1 was the date when I moved out of my office and set up an office in my house to do whatever I am going to do next, which I haven't figured out yet.

Warren