96 minutes | Jun 15th 2020

Special Guest: Robert Hill. How does he play Bach?

Guest Interview: Robert Hill, HarpsichordistI had the privilege of speaking to Robert Hill, one of the foremost harpsichordists alive. Our discussion spans many different topics including harpsichord tuning and repair, clavichords, piano actions, lute-harpsichords, early Bach, old Bach, figured bass, inaudible sounds, metronomes, partimento, and anything else listed here: People / Topics Covered:Keith Hill (Instrument maker, Robert’s Brother)Jaap Schröder (Dutch violinist Hill heard in Michigan)Fernando Valenti (American Harpsichordist)Charles Burney (English Music Historian)Lute Harpsichord: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LautenwerckGustav Leonhardt John Dryden (the poet Leonhardt Quoted)The Goethe Haus, Weimar (paint color)Andreas Bach Book (french text only) https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andreas_Bach_BuchAndreas Staier Harpsichordist with whom Hill recorded BWV1080David Stanwood https://www.stanwoodpiano.com/ (Piano Technician)The Squiggle on the title page of the Well Tempered Clavier"Bach's face reconstructed""Bach's Seal"Partimento (Reduction Technique): --Randy Rainbow (comedian) Madame de Villedieu (authoress), novel of note: "Desordres d'Amour Follow Evan on Instagram for even more content about Bach: www.instagram.com/WTFBach--Find a playlist of this episode’s music here:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1xyzZShf0RrAx75nvF1zUb?si=xRgHdqtNRtmogsUfvhlf7Q Support us: https://www.patreon.com/wtfbach https://www.paypal.me/wtfbach https://venmo.com/wtfbach https://cash.app/$wtfbach -- Suggestions? Want Evan to analyze a specific piece of Bach? Have other questions for Evan about music or anything at all?Write us:bach@wtfbach.com
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