On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, Aryeh Oron wrote:
>It depends how far you want to go...
>When you put your leg into the J.S. Bach field, you enter very deep
>waters. You mentioned 'The Wise Virgins' by William Walton, but there
>are endless of many other composers, who arranged Bach's works and/or
>composed freely upon them - Liszt and Busoni are only the beginning of
>a very long list.
Yes indeed...and now I am beginning to realize more how open ended this
And, if one puts even your little toe into the J.S. Bach field, I think
of all of those works that use the BACH motive in them...and then there
are those that quote the Dies Irae...a friend of mine wrote a tango on
the Die Irae.