A book of great wisdom, culture, and positive common sense. (Musical Times
The author's own curiosity and liveliness make for an unusually stimulating book, which can be read profitably by non-organists with an interest in keyboard music, especially that of the High Baroque ... essential reading for anyone seriously interested in organ music (Early Music
Within the confines of this comparatively small book there is to be found in every chapter more commonsense per page than is usual in many a larger volume covering the same ground ... I can unhesitatingly recommend this book as one of the most perceptive to have been published in recent years. (The Organ
About the Author
Peter Hurford is an organist, teacher, and founder of the International Organ Festival at St. Albans.