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Re: J.S. Bach in the House

Bradley Lehman wrote:
> >> 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.
> >
> >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.

He'd do his isorhythmic workout around neumes but it was still really
phrygian outside!