It is said that the clavichord was Johann Sebastian Bach’s favourite keyboard instrument. Small wonder given that its intimate tones compel the player to cultivate a singing tone and bewitch all those who encounter it.
Performed by the hugely experienced conductor and keyboard player Julian Perkins, Clavichord Connections explores works by Stephen Dodgson and Herbert Howells in addition to pieces that inspired them by composers as diverse as William Byrd and Domenico Scarlatti.
‘…a leader in the new generation of keyboard virtuosi.’
CAMBRIDGE EARLY MUSIC
‘…yet more marvellous…invention from Julian Perkins on harpsichord.’