Johann Sebastian Bach : life and work

Author
Other titles
  • Bach. English
Edition
  • 1st U.S. ed.
Published
  • Orlando : Harcourt c2006
Physical description
738 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0151006482
  • 9780151006489
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-719) and index.
Contents
  • Approaching Bach -- What do we know about Bach? -- The grand old men of Bach biography: Forkel, Spitta, Schweitzer -- Transmission of the works -- I: The stations of Bach's life -- From Matins Singer to Hofkapellmeister -- Eisenach -- Ohrdruf -- Lüneburg -- Arnstadt -- Mühlhausen -- Weimar -- Cöthen -- Cantor at St. Thomas and city music director in Leipzig -- The position and its new incumbent -- The early years in Leipzig -- The middle Leipzig period: "court composer" -- Director of the Collegium Musicum and composer of secular music -- Aesthetic controversies, private initiatives -- The later Leipzig years: the universalist -- The Bach household -- II: The vocal music -- The early and Weimar cantatas -- The Leipzig cantatas -- The passions -- Secular cantatas and the Christmas oratorio -- The Magnificat and the masses -- The motets -- III: The instrumental works -- The art of the Toccata -- The organ chorales -- The Cöthen demonstrations cycles: inventions and sinfonias, The well-tempered clavier, six solos for violin -- The concertos -- The sonatas and suites -- The late cycles -- The Goldberg variations -- The art of Fugue -- The musical offering -- Bach's art -- Bach as a Christian -- Rhetoric and symbolism -- Proportion and numerical relations in Bach's music -- Theological Bach research: between scholarship and faith-inspired learning.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • German

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University of Cambridge Libraries: Pendlebury Library of Music: Main Library Pb.570.68B.G11
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (STANDARD LOAN) - 2nd floor ML410.B1 Gec.
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University of Oxford Libraries: Continuing Education Library 780.92 BAC/G
University of Oxford Libraries: Magdalen College Library: Longwall Library 780.92 BAC-JS GEC

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