Hi folks! Mark Slater wrote:
> Mr. Jensen, As a longtime harpsichordist, I certainly
appreciate the Italian
> instruments. The literature written for them exploits
their sound in the same
> way F. Couperin exploited the sound of the instruments
at his disposal.
On would think from all the preceeding letters that not a
note was written or a harpsichord made - in England! nary
a mention of the place!
The facts are otherwise: not only are there a lot of
totally ignored composers, but England produced more
harpsichords than the rest of the world put together! And
damned good ones they are too!
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