28 Jun '16, 12pm

上野学園が BWV998 の自筆譜を売却するという報せ、残念至極。これは只の “ お宝 ” ではない、問題作の最重要資料として計り知れない価値を有するものだったのだが … https://t.co/pp5AVY08nA https://t.co…

上野学園が BWV998 の自筆譜を売却するという報せ、残念至極。これは只の “ お宝 ” ではない、問題作の最重要資料として計り知れない価値を有するものだったのだが … https://t.co/pp5AVY08nA https://t.co…

Musician Jakob Lindberg discusses a rare manuscript, hand-written by one of the greatest composers of the Western classical tradition, Johann Sebastian Bach ‘To see this wonderful music in the hand of the master himself is very special,’ says musician Jakob Lindberg, examining a rare, original copy of J.S.Bach’s Prelude in E flat major, BWV 998 , hand-written by the Baroque composer, which will be offered in our upcoming Books & Manuscripts auction. ‘It makes you feel connected to him,’ continues Lindberg, adding that the piece’s quick flourishes of notes suggest it is not an arranged copy, but may well be the original composition itself. ‘It offers a great sense of closeness.’ Video: Lindberg plays Bach’s original composition In this video, Lindberg plays Bach’s original composition, written for lute or harpsichord — instruments Bach was known to be fond of. ‘It’s amazing...

Full article: http://www.christies.com/features/Johann-Sebastian-Bach-a...

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