Bach

Bach

by Martin Geck, Anthea Bell
     
 

Johann Sebastian Bach was the father of modern music, a supreme craftsman able to bridge the gap between the music of the Renaissance and the glories of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven. Martin Geck shows us Bach in his time, offering a rich portrait of the personal, political, and social circumstances that shaped some of the greatest music ever written. He also analyzes… See more details below

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Johann Sebastian Bach was the father of modern music, a supreme craftsman able to bridge the gap between the music of the Renaissance and the glories of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven. Martin Geck shows us Bach in his time, offering a rich portrait of the personal, political, and social circumstances that shaped some of the greatest music ever written. He also analyzes Bach’s musical achievements and considers why works like the Brandenburg Concertos and St. Matthew Passion still appeal to us today. With an Introduction by John Butt. 40 color photos & illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904341352
Publisher:
Haus Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Series:
Life&Times Series
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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