Johann Sebastian Bach : the learned musician

Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press 2000
Physical description
xvii, 599p. : ill., facsims., maps, music, plans, ports. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 019816534X (hbk)
Notes
  • Based on a lifetime of research, this biography reveals the living, breathing, imperfect, real man behind Bach. It shows how Bach's inventiveness pervaded his career as a musician, composer, performer, scholar and teacher.
  • Bibliography: p.545-554.
  • Includes index.
  • Reproduction available: Reprinted with corrections and new preface, 2014.
Contents
  • Prologue: Bach and the notion of "musical science" -- Springs of musical talent and lifelong influences: Eisenach, 1685-1695 -- Laying the foundations: Ohrdruf, 1695-1700 -- Bypassing a musical apprenticeship: from Lüneburg to Weimar, 1700-1703 -- Building a reputation: organist in Arnstadt and Mühlhausen, 1703-1708 -- Exploring "every possible artistry": court organist and Cammer Musicus in Weimar, 1708-1714 -- Expanding musical horizons: concertmaster in Weimar, 1714-1717 -- Pursuing "the musical contest for superiority": capellmeister in Cöthen, 1717-1723 -- Redefining a venerable office: cantor and music director in Leipzig: the 1720s -- Musician and scholar: counterpoint of practice and theory -- Traversing conventional boundaries: special engagements: the 1730s -- A singing bird and carnations for the lady of the house: domestic and professional life -- Contemplating past, present, and future: the final decade: the 1740s -- Epilogue: Bach and the idea of "musical perfection".
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University of Aberdeen Libraries: Sir Duncan Rice Library, Floor 4 780.92 Bac W
Bangor University Library: Music Book ML410.B1 W64 2000
Birkbeck, University of London Library: Contact the Library 780.92 BAC/W
University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection ML410.B12
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