Contents: Autumn 2022

Volume 27, No. 1

Claudio Merulo: Two biographical notes

Glen Wilson

The Orgelbüchlein as pedal clavichord music

Terence Charlston

Identifying clavichord repertoire

Paul Simmonds

Ivory Sales in the United Kingdom and European Community

David Hackett

Interview with Andreas Kilström

Hila Katz


Dominique Ferran (ed), Le clavichorde (Paris, 2020), 128 pages,

Cristiano Holtz, J. S. Bach – A sua técnica ao teclado segundo fontes históricas/J. S. Bach’s Keyboard Technique According to Historical Sources (Lisbon, 2022), 92 pages, 15 euros,

Francis Knights


Claudio Merulo, ed Francesco Tasini, Il primo libro de Ricercare da cantare a quattro voci Ut Orpheus HS306 (2021),
John Collins

J. S. Bach, arr Lorenzo Ghielmi, Organ works preserved as fragments 2 vols, la divina armonia (2020, 2022)
Francis Knights

Ernst Wilhelm Wolf, ed Ryan Layne Whitney, Collected Solo Keyboard Sonatas 3 vols (2021),
Terence Charlston


Froberger, Suites for harpsichord, vol.2, Gilbert Rowland (harpsichord), Athene ath23209 (2021), 2 CDs, 117’

Gottlieb Muffat, Suites for harpsichord, vol.3, Naoko Akutagawa (harpsichord), Naxos 8.574098 (2021), 67’

Bach, Toccatas for harpsichord, Pieter Dirksen (harpsichord), Etcetera KTC1722 (2021), 72’

Michael Maxwell Steer

François Couperin, Pièces d’orgue, Pieter Dirksen (organ), ToccaTa Records TRR 99025 (2021), 81’

Echoes of Advent: Magnificat and chorale settings for organ from 17th-century and 18th-century Germany and France, Douglas Hollick (organ), Riverrun Records RVRCD123 (2020), 78’

Pablo Padilla

Handel’s Eight Great Harpsichord Suites. Bridget Cunningham (harpsichord), Signum Classics SIGCD 679 (2021), 154’

Paula Woods

Johann Sebastian Bach: Das wohltemperierte Clavier 1, Ulrika Davidsson (clavichord), organroxx ORG 08 (2021), 2 CDs, 130’

Light & Shade: Douglas Hollick plays clavichord music by C P E Bach, Jirˇi Benda and Haydn, Douglas Hollick (clavichord), Riverrrun RVRCD122 (2020), 67’

Clavichord Music from the Danish Golden Age, Mads Damlund (clavichord), Helikon HCD 1100 (2022), 77’ An das Klavier, Alissa Duryee (clavichord), with Emily Eagen (soprano), ADK 2020/1 (2020), 66’

Francis Knights

John Worgan: Complete Harpsichord Music, Julian Perkins (harpsichord), with Timothy Roberts (harpsichord), Toccata Classics TOCC 0375 (2021), 77’

Paula Woods

Kühl, nicht lau, Tami Krausz (flute) and Shuann Chai (fortepiano), with João Moreira (tenor), Matthijs van de Woerd (baritone) and Marc Pantus (bass baritone), Ramée RAM 1903 (2020), 67’

Pamela Hickman


Historical Keyboard Society of North America 2022 Conference: ‘Bach and the 19th century’. Hunter, New York, 22-26 June 2022

Kathryn Cok

2022 Smarano International Early Keyboards Academy: ‘Vienna, Musical Heart of Europe’. Smarano and Vienna, 25 July – 6 August 2022

Dylan L. Sanzenbacher

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