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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 --
>> gave him his own Suite, with a full set of keys, and occasionally he was
>> allowed to go out into a Chorale.
>That's right...
>the 371 chorale visits were brief, 'cause he promised to
>be Bach in a minuet!

They were often semibreve; he tried to keep it to a minim.  To keep his
hands from quavering he learned to crotchet.

p.s. As Schroeder would say, "Happy Beethoven's Birthday!"

Bradley Lehman, http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bpl
Dayton VA

"...and that brings us back to D'ohh!"  - Homer von Trapp