Bach (The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers Series)

Bach (The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers Series)

by Tim Dowley
Bach (The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers Series)

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Bach (The Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers Series) by Tim Dowley

A new and fascinating biography of the most outstanding composer in musical history, covering Bach's earliest efforst in Eisenach, his cultural inheritance, his series of posts as organist or musician, and his stormy career in Leipzig.

It also traces the significant stages of development in his family and his music. Reproductions of engraving and portraits of the time help to recreate the era in which Bach flourished. The origins of all the composer's major works are discussed and put into the context of the contemporary world. Written both the general reader and the specialist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825622779
Publisher: Music Sales Corporation
Publication date: 02/20/1991
Series: Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.99(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.49(d)

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