Bach & Dixieland

Prelude in C, BWV 547, “9/8” J.S. Bach (1685-1750) Solemn Procession H. Cranmer (1705-1757) In Bach’s day, the pipe organ was the most complex ‘machine’ humanity was building. (True up to the late 19th century), involving precision woodworking, metallurgy and metalworking, and pneumatic, mechanical and structural engineering. It was somewhat like the ‘space shuttle’ of…