Poll

Who is your favorite composer for keyboard instrument (NOT piano)?

J.S. Bach
15 (55.6%)
Handel
0 (0%)
D. Scarlatti
1 (3.7%)
Couperin
1 (3.7%)
Rameau
2 (7.4%)
Haydn
0 (0%)
Buxtehude
0 (0%)
A member of the Bach family other than J.S.
0 (0%)
Byrd
0 (0%)
Soler
0 (0%)
Poulenc
1 (3.7%)
Falla
0 (0%)
Ligeti
2 (7.4%)
Reger
0 (0%)
Theodore Dubois
0 (0%)
Dupre
0 (0%)
Durufle
0 (0%)
Brahms
1 (3.7%)
Widor
0 (0%)
Messiaen
2 (7.4%)
Somebody else
0 (0%)
Accordions are keyboard instruments too! Gosh
2 (7.4%)

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Offline Brian

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Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« on: August 28, 2008, 02:10:27 PM »
In response to Holden's reply to Don's thread.

And because I really think all these polls are getting silly.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2008, 02:15:52 PM »
Messiaen kicks butt with the ondes martenot :)
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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2008, 02:23:26 PM »
In response to Holden's reply to Don's thread.

And because I really think all these polls are getting silly.

Nah, I love stupid polls.  Keep them coming.

(I chose Bach)

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2008, 02:29:10 PM »
Nah, I love stupid polls.  Keep them coming.
Next up: Your favorite composer whose middle name begins with R  ;D

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2008, 04:09:51 PM »
Nah, I love stupid polls.  Keep them coming.

(I chose Bach)

Bach by a mile.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2008, 04:14:36 PM »
Bach by a mile.


Yep, Bach. I haven't participated in the most recent polls (impossible for me to choose between Mahler and Wagner or Chopin and Schumann) but this one is easy.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2008, 11:26:46 PM »
This is as easy as the one that had Beethoven among the choices. Bah!

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2008, 11:57:45 PM »
J S BACH

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2008, 01:24:33 AM »
Messiaen, his organ works are just fantastic  ;)

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2008, 03:09:10 AM »
Big love for Scarlatti.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2008, 03:19:22 AM »
Big love for Scarlatti.
me too, but Bach is in there  >:D

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2008, 03:14:56 AM »
Bach, but where is Froberger in the list?  ::) 8)

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2008, 07:11:34 AM »
Bach, but where is Froberger in the list?  ::) 8)

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Cabezon would have been a fine entry also.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2008, 08:18:41 AM »
Forget Froberger or Cabezon, where the hell is Sweelinck? That is THE number one entry if you really want to include composers from that particular era.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #14 on: September 03, 2008, 04:16:40 PM »
I voted Rameau. I find him quite jolly and lively.

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Re: Your favorite composer for non-pianistic keyboard
« Reply #15 on: September 04, 2008, 04:29:05 AM »
I voted Rameau. I find him quite jolly and lively.

Rameau... jolly? He's one of the most heart felt composers of the Baroque era. The mind boggles...