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St. Paul’s music director bids 2018 farewell with ‘Goldberg Variations’ 

St. Paul’s music director bids 2018 farewell with ‘Goldberg Variations’ 

December 29, 2018 By Greg Stepanich for Palm Beach Arts Paper

It’s said that the insomniac Count Hermann von Keyserling, an ambassador from Russia to the royal court of Saxony, commissioned the work by Johann Sebastian Bach we know now as the Goldberg Variations as a sonic sleep aid to be played for him by one of the court’s musicians, Johann Goldberg. 

Although this monumental set of variations was out of the cultural mainstream…

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