Bach's students produced a lot of writing on theory. We may presume
Could you please list who constitute this "we" on whose behalf you
the master had a large part in all of it (including the edition by
I used the spelling 'Mitzler' because that's the variant used by C.P.E.
Bach in his letter to Forkel of January 13, 1775. Standardized spelling of
names was a long time away.
Mizler, a very minor composer, was unqualified to do this on his
Says who? The same mysterious "we" as before?
book on the tuning of keyboard instruments is another similar
Most people prefer Gould's recordings.
For harpsichord recordings try those of Gustav Leonhardt.
Kirkpatricks edition is a true urtext. Most other editions of Bach,
(Bischoff, Kroll) incorporate things like phrasing marks, bad
fingerings, corrupt text- accretions held over from the 19th century
Coming from someone who doesn't even know what the NBA is, and who
recommends the deeply corrupt phrasing (among other things) of Glenn Gould,
not to mention the corrupt use of a one-manual piano rather than a
two-manual harpsichord, which Bach expressly specified, that's rich.