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  • ISSUE No. 14 – June 2020
    Guest Editor – DAN McHUGH with ELAINE FUNARO


    · Of Keyboard Duets and Chess, in the Enlightenment Salon– REBECCA CYPESS
    · Jurow Reflections– DAN McHUGH
    · Writing for the Harpsichord: one Composer’s View- MARK JANELLO
    · Cadence patterns in Bach recitative: a guide for Continuo players- FRANCIS KNIGHTS
    · Taking a Walk with Bach: Interpreting Bach’s 2-part Inventions- PENELOPE CAVE
    · A musical celebration: Mark Ransom 1934-2019- Various contributors
     and In Memoriam
    · Elizabeth de la Porte 1941-2020– PAMELA NASH
    · Kenneth Gilbert 1931-2020– HANK KNOX
     and BHS events at Handel & Hendrix- September 2019 to March 2020

      View ISSUE No.14 click here – SoundingBoard14