The Cambridge Companion to Bach / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Bach / Edition 1

by John Butt
     
 

Benefiting from the research of eminent Bach scholars, this 1997 Companion examines Bach's work in the context of his age.See more details below

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Benefiting from the research of eminent Bach scholars, this 1997 Companion examines Bach's work in the context of his age.

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ISBN-13:
9780521587808
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Sales rank:
960,821
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. The Historical Context: Society Beliefs and World-View: 1. The Bach family Malcolm Boyd; 2. Johann Sebastian Bach in the context of domestic politics in Electoral Saxony Ulrich Siegele; 3. Music and Lutheranism Robin A. Leaver; 4. Bach's metaphysics of music John Butt; 5. 'A mind unconscious that it is calculating'? Bach and the rationalist philosophy of Wolff, Leibniz and Spinoza John Butt; Part II. Profiles of the Music: 6. The early works and the heritage of the seventeenth century Stephen A. Crist; 7. The mature vocal works and their theological and liturgical context Robin A. Leaver; 8. The instrumental music Werner Breig; 9. The keyboard works: Bach as teacher and virtuoso Richard D. P. Jones; 10. Composition as arrangement and adaptation Werner Breig; 11. Bachian invention and its mechanisms Laurence Dreyfus; Part III. Influence and Reception: 12. Bach as teacher and model Stephen Daw; 13. Changing issues of performance practice George B. Stauffer; 14. Bach reception: some concepts and parameters Martin Zenck; 15. Reinterpreting Bach in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries Martin Zenck.

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