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Pitfalls and Pleasures: recording on a 1764 Harpsichord


In January 2008 John Irving spent a week making a CD recording of 18th-century harpsichord works on a historic keyboard instrument in a museum at Edinburgh University. In this talk he explores some of the pros and cons of using a 'real' instrument (rather than a modern copy) in such a recording project, introduces some performance practice issues and plays some of the recordings.

Irving, John (2010) Pitfalls and Pleasures: recording on a 1764 Harpsichord. In: Dean's Seminar, 24 March 2010, School of Advanced Study. (Unpublished)


Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects:Music
History
Keywords:harpsichord, performance practice, period performance, authenticity, recording
Divisions:Institute of Musical Research
Collections:SAS podcasts
Dean's Seminar
Deposited By:Benjamin Coleman
Date Deposited:08 Jun 2012 13:29
Last Modified:08 Jun 2012 13:29
ItemID:4148
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