It did my heart good to find that a recent report by the National Marriage Project claims that bigger weddings are linked to better marriages. Especially since today I am playing for a BIG wedding at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.
“The Big Fat Greek Wedding Factor. Americans who had more guests at their nuptials are more likely to report high-quality marriages than those with a small wedding party, even after controlling for their education and income.”
Others factors, of course, factor in.… Read the rest
The Bach Air on The G String
The Bach Air on the G String has nothing to do with either breathing or ladies undergarments.
Here is a performance of J.S. Bach’s original orchestral version played on 18th Century-style instruments. There is not a thong in sight:
J.S. Bach and The Air on the G String
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The Bach Prelude in C Major from Book One of the Well Tempered Clavier
J.S. Bach’s famous Prelude in C is another great choice for use in a Wedding from the Baroque Era.
Here Bach’s Prelude in C played on a harpsichord which is likely the instrument for which Bach intended it:
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J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring is an unforgettable choral piece with one of the best know melodies of all time:
J.S. Bach and his Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Johann Sebastien Bach (1685-1750) was very likely the greatest composer of all time. He wrote an amazing number of works and almost every one of them is a masterpiece of the highest order.… Read the rest