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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714–88), German composer and musician, known as the “Hamburg Bach”; one of the sons of Johann Sebastian Bach. His Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments (1753) is still considered a valid guide to keyboard technique. From 1740 until his death he was court musician and harpsichordist to Frederick the Great.

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