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#1 2006-01-21 18:51:15

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'Well Tempered Cavalier' for 'Well Tempered Clavier'

It would make a nice title for a work of music, just not that work of music. About 50 ghits:

Songsearch CD Store – Titles beginning with W
Well Tempered Cavalier 1-12 · Well Tempered Cavalier 1-24 · Well Tempered Cavalier 13-24 … … title/w/94

Classical Guitar Rankings
... 3 Bach; Cello Suites Bach; Fugue from Violin Sonata No 1 Bach; Gavotte en Rondeau(4th Lute Suite) Bach; Prelude #12 Well Tempered Cavalier …

The third graders (ESL 3-B) will sing (to the tune of Bach’s “Well Tempered
Cavalier”) “Ave Maria”... in Latin,...



#2 2006-01-22 04:33:45

From: California
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 1665

Re: 'Well Tempered Cavalier' for 'Well Tempered Clavier'

92 hits for “Well Tampered Clavier.” No well tampered cavaliers, alas.



#3 2006-01-22 08:13:36

Craig C Clarke
Registered: 2005-11-18
Posts: 232

Re: 'Well Tempered Cavalier' for 'Well Tempered Clavier'

There’s a number for “well tempered clavicle” – most of them jokes but at least two legit mistakes.



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