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The title of this post is printed in big, bold letters on the back of the one-page syllabus that Dr. Tegels hands out every semester…
Organists know it well….just a few stumbles of the feet can gum up an otherwise great piece. I would say that in general, anchoring the bass line is the most important thing. Personally, I would like for life to resemble a chaccone, with music serving as a regular pedal tone against which everything else merely forms a background. But I am glad to know that organists Dutch have similar sentiments.