On Thu, 17 May 2007 10:07:12 -0400, Brad Lehman wrote:
> Sorry, I don't buy the "case closed" part. Where's the clear
> expectation that Froberger would ever have written (and preserved) a
> composition that can be played at only one or two specialized
> instruments (*if* the assumption about a 19-note keyboard happens to
> be correct)?
whatever else, such 19 note instruments were far more common than we
imagine or so-called organology would have us believe.
One cannot argue aginst that possibility on the basis of today's