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Bach's Feet

The Organ Pedals in European Culture

Bach's Feet( )
Author: Yearsley, David
Series title:Musical Performance and Reception Ser.
ISBN:978-1-139-20914-4
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $79.00
Book Description:

The organist seated at the king of instruments with thousands of pipes rising all around him, his hands busy at the manuals and his feet patrolling the pedalboard, is a symbol of musical self-sufficiency yielding musical possibilities beyond that of any other mode of solo performance. In this book, David Yearsley presents a new interpretation of the significance of the oldest and richest of European instruments, by investigating the German origins of the uniquely independent use of the...
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