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Bach's WTC, Books I and II complete -- a sequenced account.

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    As some members may recall, my initial account of the WTC--many, many years ago now--gave rise to some controversy here. It was performed on a "piano sample" and was heavily sequenced, which is to say, edited by computer. Since that time I purchased a Hailun 218, a wonderful piano if properly tuned and regulated; but I continued to work on a "sequenced" version of the WTC. I could not, for the life of me, come up with anything on the Hailun that compared with my sequenced efforts.

    Here, then, with that very brief introduction, is what represents the current state of the technology, using in this instance the "Hans Zimmer Piano" sample, which is a real piano of course, but one each note of which has been sampled (in other words recorded by microphones) using a Hamburg Steinway. I'm not at all sure of the year the Steinway was made, and the company does not say anything about the microphones they used to record it. Alas.

    All 48 preludes and fugues from Book "1" and from Book "2" of J. S. Bach's "Well-tempered Clavier" performed and sequenced using the Hans Zimmer Piano sample:

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    this URL should work: https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/UmgFTfoSkjffZTHN7
     

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