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Selections from Bach's The Art of the Fugue

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Gavin Black webGavin Black will play a selection of movements from The Art of the Fugue, chosen to make a coherent overall arc, amounting to a bit less than half of the entire work. He will perform on a Keith Hill German double-manual harpsichord. 

Gavin Black ~ harpsichord 

Gavin Black is Director of the Princeton Early Keyboard Center in Princeton, New Jersey. He has performed and recorded on organ, harpsichord, and clavichord over the last thirty-five years, specializing in Bach and music of the 17th century. He has recorded The Art of the Fugue in a version for two harpsichords with George Hazelrigg, and his forthcoming recording is music of Frescobaldi played on a 17th century Italian harpsichord.

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1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

In person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E 29th St, New York City

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Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15–2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are in person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan, AND live streamed.