May 28, 2020 - 3:50 PM

Music From Home: Kent Tritle

Director of Music Kent Tritle plays J. S. Bach's Toccata in F Major, BWV 540. Of the piece, Mr. Tritle says, "This one of Bach's most virtuosic pieces. The opening features a spectacular pedal cadenza that goes up to a famously treacherous high F on the pedalboard. After the descent from that high F the piece is launched, and a joyous dance it is!"


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M. Kellner
Jun. 1, 2020 - 3:12 PM

Excellent playing; thanks! It would be interesting to know something about the instrument used in recordings such as this. As an organist, I wish more information like this was available. However, I very much enjoy seeing and hearing your music. Thank you!

Nancy Torres
Jun. 2, 2020 - 6:15 AM

Thank you Kent This piece carried me from the keys to the pedals to your hands and right out that window to my heart. What a wonderful way to start the day!