Gustav Leonhardt plays Harpsichord Works by Bach, Bull, Byrd, Gibbons, Hassler, Pachelbel, Ritter and Strogers

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COMPOSERS: Bach,Bull,Byrd,Gibbons,Hassler,Pachelbel,Ritter,Strogers
LABELS: Alpha
ALBUM TITLE: Harpsichord works
WORKS: Music by Bach, Bull, Byrd, Gibbons, Hassler, Pachelbel, Ritter and Strogers
PERFORMER: Gustav Leonhardt (keyboard)
CATALOGUE NO: 317 (2003)

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Leonhardt uses all the permutations of a hybrid ‘claviorganum’ (harpsichord and pipe organ) and a later Baroque harpsichord in this colourful historical display. The sustaining organ in unison with the short-lived harpsichord is striking.

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