A friend just texted this to me. Now I share the joy (and pain). Sorry not sorry.
@cstanhope Getting on to the end of my day and I'm still happy with the tocata from this morning.
In my miss-spent youth I read GEB. I hated 'classical', but wanted to know about how fugues and canons twisted around the theme: forwards, backwards, half-speed and so on.
I set out to buy the crab canon, but came across tocatta and fugue in d minor instead and figured it would be 'good enough'.
Biggest, most majestic sound EVAR! Played it over and over in the car.
Thks for the drumkit version! :-)
@gemlog I'm glad you enjoyed the version I found. Reading your words makes me feel that I need to explore this music more.
@cstanhope It was when I was like 21 (I'm now 59) and in the book GEB https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%B6del,_Escher,_Bach he gives the difference between canons and fugues. Listening to music as an intellectual experience had Never occurred to me, so I figured that I was missing something (and I was!).
Tonics, canons, fugues, musical 'jokes' etc. were all new to me.
Much of that still is ;-)
But it got me going on classical music at least!
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