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Johann Sebastian Bach's St John Passion: Genesis, Transmission, and Meaning
     

Johann Sebastian Bach's St John Passion: Genesis, Transmission, and Meaning

by Alfred Durr, Alfred Clayton
 

This book (published in German by Bärenreiter in 1988 and now available in English translation for the first time) is a comprehensive guide to the genesis, transmission, structure, meaning, and performance considerations of Bach's St John Passion. One of Bach's most fascinating works, its text demonstrates a profound understanding of St John's Gospel.

Overview

This book (published in German by Bärenreiter in 1988 and now available in English translation for the first time) is a comprehensive guide to the genesis, transmission, structure, meaning, and performance considerations of Bach's St John Passion. One of Bach's most fascinating works, its text demonstrates a profound understanding of St John's Gospel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198162407
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alfred Dürr is one of the principal editors of the Neue Bach Ausgabe in which he edited Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. He is the author of the standard work in German on Bach's cantatas. (An English translation of this book, by Richard D.P. Jones, is in progress.) He holds honorary doctorates of music at Baldwin-Wallace College, Ohio and at Oxford University.

Alfred Clayton (translator) has translated numerous books, including (for OUP) Paul Badura-Skoda: Interpreting Bach at the Keyboard.

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