Music is a mystery for people who play it, write it, listen to it, and write about it. The only thing I can really do when I try to say something about music is assume.
Saturday, June 12, 2010
WWBD: Bach G Major Prelude BWV 1007 for String Quartet
Adventures in arranging are always interesting when it comes to arrangements of music by J.S. Bach! Here are two possible solutions to quartet settings of the perennially-popular Prelude from the G major Suite.
I am active as a composer, a violist, a violinist, a recorder player, and as a teacher. I began my professional musical life as a flutist, and spent a lot of quality time as a baroque flutist, but I no longer have my baroque flute. Now my modern flute spends most of its time tucked away in a drawer, while my violin, viola, and my viola d'amore are often tucked under my chin.