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RE: J.S. Bach in the House

I'm not sure of the crime, but I know JSB was treated well in prison -- they
gave him his own Suite, with a full set of keys, and occasionally he was
allowed to go out into a Chorale.

Toccata go now --


-----Original Message-----
From: John Hill [mailto:jphill@home.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 1999 12:04 AM
To: Elmer Elevator
Cc: brian scott gaona; DjangoGrap@aol.com; f_minor@email.rutgers.edu
Subject: J.S. Bach in the House

Elmer Elevator wrote:
> This thread should remind and caution us all about the limited rewards of
> lifetime of striving to be good, rational, well-behaved, well-groomed,
> law-abiding, normal, conservative, sin-free, family-values-oriented, and
> professionally holy. JS Bach STILL did a few weeks in jail. (And I don't
> think Mozart ever did.)

Really?  J.S. did some time in the Big House?
I guess I missed that part.  What was the charge...
too many parallel octaves in a Burlesca?  Fill us in, Bob...