[Ads-l] When God plays the organ, even God comes to Mass

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sun Dec 7 07:55:14 UTC 2014


Sorry: When Bach plays the organ, even God comes to Mass. BB

> On Dec 6, 2014, at 11:52 PM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM> wrote:
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> Subject:      When God plays the organ, even God comes to Mass
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> In "The Secret History of the World" (2008, http://bit.ly/1vs9IHh), Mark =
> Booth says that one of Bach's contemporaries said: "When God plays the =
> organ, even God comes to Mass." Booth says in his afterword that he will =
> provide citations at www.insideoutthinking.co.uk, but the URL has been =
> taken over, and I don't see this quote in the Wayback Machine =
> (http://bit.ly/1G2dUE7).
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> In September 2012, the same quote appears in "Concord" =
> (http://bit.ly/1yqYN7W) but it is also unattributed.
> 
> I tried using Google Translate to get a German hit, but not knowing =
> German, I have no idea if there are any hits.
> 
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
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