Bach's Oratorios: The Parallel German-English Texts with Annotations

Bach's Oratorios: The Parallel German-English Texts with Annotations

by Michael Marissen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195367171
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/22/2008
Series: Blah Ser.
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michael Marissen is the Daniel Underhill Professor of Music History, Swarthmore College, and author of Lutheranism, Anti-Judaism, and Bach's St. John Passion (Oxford, 1998) and The Social and Religious Designs of J. S. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos (Princeton, 1995), co-author (with Daniel Melamed) of An Introduction to Bach Studies (Oxford, 1998), and Editor, Creative Responses to Bach from Mozart to Hindemith (Nebraska, 1998). He is frequently an invited lecturer to major performances of Bach and Handel (e.g. the NY Philharmonic, among others), and speaks about 20+ times per year at these oratorio concerts.

Table of Contents

Preface
Christmas Oratorio
St. Matthew Passion
St. Mark Passion
St. John Passion
Easter Oratorio
Ascension Oratorio
Appendix: Synopsis of the Gospel texts as they appear in the Bach Passions

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