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Revisiting the Time of J.S. Bach

By: Caitlin Hayes,  Cornell Research
Thu, 08/16/2018

This Cornell Research story focuses on Bach scholar and accomplished organist/pianist, David Yearsley, who is exploring not only Bach’s music but also the music of Bach’s wife and their world.

“If you become an organist, very quickly you are confronted with history,” Yearsley says. “Organs stick around for a long time. Learning how they were made, how they evolved over time, how music of a certain period would have sounded on older organs versus modern ones, once you get into that, you get into history.”

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