bebung


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bebung

(ˈbeɪbʌŋ)
n
a vibrato effect given to any sustained note, esp to one produced by a clavichord
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Most of Bach's keyboard output is 'instrument neutral', meaning that it can be played on any available type of keyboard instrument: harpsichord, clavichord, fortepiano, or organ; but some pieces call for specific instruments either explicitly (the organ sonatas of Wq 70, or the "Bogenclavier" sonata, Wq 65/48) or implicitly (pieces that call for Bebung and other clavichord-specific techniques).
Thus the challenge is not so much to produce yet a nother Ninth, this time more in tune with HIP, but rather to appreciate Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Bebung, Clementi's legato, and portamento in Louis Spohr's Fifth, not to mention the tempo rubato of Willem Mengelberg's Mahler.
Christopher Hogwood presents a survey of late eighteenth-century works prescribing the use of Bebung, the vibrato possible on the clavichord alone among keyboard instruments, and the related portato or Tragen der Tone.