Genny’s Playlist

“Bass line of a Bach chorale…”

“My grandfather is the placid bass line of a Bach chorale.”

Chapter 2: Little Imogen, the weird girl, is left behind

Canadian Angela Hewitt plays Bach’s “Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring”. Listen and watch here.

(Yes, listen for the bass line…)

 

 

“Something tragic…”

“There’s music in his voice and my seven-year-old self tries to identify it. Something tragic. Rachmaninoff. The C-minor piano concerto. Fierce and angry and tormented.”

Chapter 2: Little Imogen, the weird girl, is left behind

Rachmaninoff plays his own concerto: watch and listen here