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Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, without copyright: a new recording adn digital score, now available at http://welltemperedclavier.org.
Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, without copyright: a new recording adn digital score, now available at http://welltemperedclavier.org.
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Happy Birthday, Bach! An update on the release

Posted by Robert Douglass (Creator)
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I hope everybody is listening to tons of Bach today! It's his birthday, after all.

The release of the recording and score has gone very well. We've had more than 1,200 downloads in the past three days. Here's a list of the main media coverage:

Here's an article I wrote on "Forking Bach" for Opensource.com: http://opensource.com/life/15/3/music-open-source-fork-version-bach

Here's a podcast interview with myself and Thomas Bonte about "Hacking Culture": https://www.lullabot.com/blog/podcasts/hacking-culture/4-robert-douglass-and-thomas-bonte-open-source-bach

Here's the English language press release we sent out: http://www.musicalamerica.com/news/newsstory.cfm?storyid=33619&categoryid=5&archived=0

Cory Doctorow tweeted about us: https://twitter.com/doctorow/status/578696919771271168

Here's an in-depth article with me, Thomas Bonte, Nicolas Froment, and Kimiko Ishizaka about the project - this is a must-read article: http://libregraphicsworld.org/blog/entry/kimiko-ishizaka-and-musescore-team-release-open-well-tempered-clavier

A review of the recording by Campbell Vertesi: http://thecastmusic.com/blog/kimiko-ishizakas-open-well-tempered-klavier

And.... here is the recording being #1 on Bandcamp - beating out funk, punk, electronic, and rock albums!

#1 on Bandcamp
#1 on Bandcamp

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