Early music platform | 6 to 19 October 2012
After her nine years on the Early Music Show, Catherine Bott is still finding interviewees with new things to say, finds Richard Fawkes
Three hundred years ago, J S Bach and Louis Marchand, generally considered to be the two leading keyboard players and organists of the age, were scheduled to take part in a play-off in Dresden to determine who was number one. But the competition, to be based on improvisation skills, never took place, since Marchand failed to turn up: apparently he was homesick and had had to return home immediately.
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