>On Fri, 18 Nov 1994, Joseph Spencer wrote:
>> Toughest clavichord job I ever had ....
>I bought this CD as a novelty about six years ago. Oscar Peterson
>playing clavichord? No way!
>The album is fun just because of what it is: a neat instrumental
>combination. But Peterson's playing lacks his usual subtlety ... He
doesn't take chances. Pass holds back, too.
You bet he did! He had to if the clavichord was going to be audible to
the mic (over the guitar). Balance was a real problem.
As for mashing
>keys, it somehow seems more tolerable in Peterson's Gershwin than in
>Gould's bash through Handel suites on a harpsichord.
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