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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    The origin of the Organ is Turkish according to a book I read.A sultan of Ottoman gave to Charlemagne, the first organ, this is how organ was introduced to europe, a Gift from a Calife, Just like Harp was introduced to Korean by persian sellers\traders as a gift long time ago. Cabezon & Jacques...
  2. Classical Music Discussion
    Once again all I have found of his is cameo on compilations but darn good organ and harpsichord. Will there ever be a CD devoted to Jacques Buus alone, he is just as great as Antonio De Cabezon, in my book? What do you guys think of Buus musical achievement so far, I think he fantastic! :tiphat:
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    The thread is inspired by a recent conversation with my friend who used to be a very dedicated organ player. Now circumstances have changed and he can't practice any more. Anyway we started to talk about organ works , etc and it inspired me to bring about this topic on this forum. Well, I know...
  4. Solved Cases (archive)
    Thank you for clicking on my post ! I'm looking for the title and composer of this piece for quiet a long time now, and I still don't know ! (the link, in case the video doesn't work) Thanks for your help.
  5. Composer Guestbooks
    Sometimes called "the spanish scarlatti", we don´t have a portrait of Blasco de Nebra´s face, his only mirror for us are his keyboard pieces. I take this rough information from Wikipedia: Manuel Orlandi Blasco de Nebra (2 May 1750 - 12 September 1784) was a Spanish organist and composer who...
  6. Solved Cases (archive)
    I recorded the organist at the Lutheran Cathedral in Turku, while he was practicing and I thought this piece was really beautiful. I have no clue what it is. Does anyone know? Thanks!
  7. Classical Music Discussion
    I was listening to Michel Corrette's Grand Jeu avec le Tonnerre, and was wondering which cathedral/church had the great organs with the deepest basses, because of the few versions that are available on youtube, only one seems to have been played on an adequate beast. Which of course, leads to...
  8. Composer Guestbooks
    I don't mean no disrespect, but every time I try Sweelinck again, I'm always kind of disappointed. How can a guy who wrote such noodly and kind-of-square keyboard music be considered one of the greatest keyboard composers of the early 17th century? Why do they cite him as a being a later...
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