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Film, Video What's So Great About the 48?

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Title

  • What's So Great About the 48?

Summary

  • David Plylar of the Music Division offers a few ways to listen to music from the first volume of J.S. Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier. The talk uses the recordings of Benjamin Alard, who performed the entire first book of the WTC on the harpsichord as part of the 2022-23 Concerts from the Library of Congress series, and in celebration of the 300th anniversary of the work's composition.

Event Date

  • December 02, 2022

Running Time

  • 56 minutes 26 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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What's So Great About the 48?. 2022. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10770/.

APA citation style:

(2022) What's So Great About the 48?. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10770/.

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What's So Great About the 48?. 2022. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-10770/>.