Tag Archives: J.S. Bach

On This Day . . .

. . . in 1977,  E. Power Biggs died. Who is Biggs you ask? Start here Edward George Power Biggs And here is another: E. Power Biggs I will take a moment to thank my friend and mentor, (and a … Continue reading

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Aisle B Bach

Perfect for a Sunday morning:   Arnold Schwarzenegger was working in a record shop and a customer walked in and asked where to find the Brandenburg Concertos.? Arnold answers “Aisle B, Bach”. Thanks to Ann @The Years(s) of Living Non-Judgmenally and … Continue reading

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Music For A Peaceful Morning

Getting the idea from one of my buddies in Ohio. Dietrich Buxtehude (c1637-1707) was one of the most important North German composers of keyboard music before J.S. Bach, whom his works had a decidedly big influence on. His trio sonatas … Continue reading

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Harder Than It Looks

This reminds me of Saturday nights as a boy. Sometime during my youth, the decision was made that I should learn how to play the accordion, in addition to the guitar. I suppose it was an attempt to get me … Continue reading

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E Power Biggs…

E. Power Biggs, had he not died in 1977, would have turned 105 years old on Tuesday, March 29th. I had hoped to post this yesterday, but had two staff members out with that stomach virus that was going around … Continue reading

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