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Toccata in D minor (BWV 565)

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Uploaded by: sk8london (10/31/16)
Composer: Bach, J. S.
Sample Producer: Prospectum
Sample Set: St. Peter und Paul Weissenau
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Baroque
Description:
Ow yes, it's another Toccata recording on Halloween. So what! :)
I'll use any excuse to play.

When I was five my grandmother took me to St. Mary's Basilica in Gdansk, where the organ just had been restored, and I heard this piece played lived.
It impressed me so much, I never stopped listening to organ music since :)

My dad later made the mistake of teaching me how to play the opening on the piano we had at home, and I think I must have tortured my family for endless hours with the sort of random key pressing a kid does all while pretending I am actually playing the cathedral organ :)

Coupled with my endless playing the same three music cassettes and LP of organ music over and over again, I must have been a rather annoying five-year old for a while.

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Registration used:
HW (I): Principal 16', Prestant 8', Octave 4', Nazard II 2', Superocatv 2', Sexqualter III-IV 3', Cornet III 3', Mixtur VI 2', Trompet 8', Claron 4', II-I

POS (II): Principal 8', Ocatv 4', Quint 3', Hörnle 2'+1 3/5', Cimbal V, Fagott 8' (B), Hautbois 8' (D)

PED (P): Subbass 16', Octavbass 8', Violonbass 8', Bombard 16', Trompet 8', Claron 4', Tuttibass (I-P)
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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