An Introduction to Bach Studies

An Introduction to Bach Studies

by Daniel R. Melamed, Michael Marissen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195304926

ISBN-13: 9780195304923

Pub. Date: 02/02/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

An Introduction to Bach Studies is a comprehensive guide to the resources and materials of Bach scholarship, both for students beginning work in the enormous literature on J. S. Bach, and for the Bach specialist looking for a convenient and up-to-date survey of the field. Covering a broad range of both primary and secondary sources, well-known Bach scholars Daniel

Overview

An Introduction to Bach Studies is a comprehensive guide to the resources and materials of Bach scholarship, both for students beginning work in the enormous literature on J. S. Bach, and for the Bach specialist looking for a convenient and up-to-date survey of the field. Covering a broad range of both primary and secondary sources, well-known Bach scholars Daniel R. Melamed and Michael Marissen draw on their extensive research experience to describe the principal tools of Bach research and how to use them. With clear descriptions and explanations, the multiple bibliographies and tables help students and instructors quickly find the most appropriate sources on Bach's life, his repertory, approaches to his music, and many other topics. Additionally, this volume provides insights into potentially confusing sources and detailed information on the technical topics important to all Bach scholars.
Concise and comprehensive, this user-friendly guide brings together useful bibliographic resources in one place, and is an indispensable resource for all who conduct research on Bach.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195304923
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/02/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

To Find Information on a Composition by Bach
Abbreviations
1 Bibliographic Tools of Bach Research.
2 Sources of Secondary Literature.
3 Bach's Life.
4 Bach's World.
5 Sources and Transmission.
6 Repertory and Editions.
7 Vocal Music.
8 Instrumental Music.
9 Bach's Music in Performance.
10 Bach as a Composer.
11 Approaches to Bach's Music.
Index of Names
Index of Titles
Index of Subjects
Index of Bach's Works

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