Baroque Instruments

Each link below illustrates the various Baroque instruments. The first link is a short presentation that will showcase the quality of sound, range, action and a short history of keyboard instruments. The remaining links are performances of some of Bach’s masterpieces on harpsichord, organ and orchestra; and on Baroque Architecture.

Happy listening.

 

The development of the sound from clavichord to modern piano.

Brandenburg concertos No.1-6 conducted by Claudio Abbado

Karl Richter playing the chromatic fantasy and fugue by J.S.Bach on harpsichord

Karl Richter playing the Toccata and Fugue in D minor by J.S.Bach on Organ

Baroque music performed on authentic instruments

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