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Saturday 7th December 2019 (14:00 – 17:00)

Bach's Feet

Manchester Cathedral, Victoria St, Manchester M3 1SX
Tom Bell

Bach was noted for his prowess on the pedals (amongst so much else!)

This class, on the exciting new organ at Manchester Cathedral, is for anyone who enjoys the music of Bach and his immediate predecessors such as Buxtehude. There will be a particular emphasis on the more flamboyant end of the repertoire. Dr John Scott Whiteley is noted for his interpretations of Bach, and performed the complete works on BBC TV some years ago: http://www.johnscottwhiteley.com/about-project

Bring pieces, especially those with pedal solos, for expert technical guidance and musical inspiration!

Playing level: Grade 5 to diploma

Recommended reading: Bach's Feet (especially pp.247-267), David Yearsley https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/bachs-feet/248665665F130D52EB30F828678B3D64

Organ: https://www.npor.org.uk/NPORView.html?RI=H01013

Fee: £47 member; £57 non-member; £25 observer place, member; £35 observer place, non-member

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