Historical Tuning and Bach’s music.

Interesting article on historical tunings.

http://www.gramophone.co.uk/features/focus/the-tuning-wars-%E2%80%98equal-temperament-destroys-everything%E2%80%99

This you tube video of Bradley Lehman playing and tuning from Bach’s “Das wohltemperirte Clavier” (1722) is included in the article. It is well worth a watch- the harpsichord has an exquisite sound!

Bach: Prelude in B major, on harpsichord – Bradley Lehman

Bach: Prelude in C, on Harpsichord — Bradley Lehman.

 

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