At 10:17 03-11-04, Hendrik Broekman wrote:
> Between the
>10th and 11th measure, the failure of the bass line to move AA-GG is
>suggestive of the lack of the GG.
This has also always struck me, every time I play the piece.
>> Regarding value, all I can say is that I cant give a satisfactory
>> performance of the piece on a C/E instrument!
>Satisfactory to whom?
I meant to me.
> I bet you could persuade first-time hearers that
>nothing remained wanting from the instrument. What would a 17th C.
>musician have done? Adapted, no doubt.
You are, of course, right in both these statements. Let me modify what I
wrote: "I cant give a totally satisfactory performance of the piece on a
C/E instrument, though I would make every effort to do so."