About Bach by Gregory S Butler,George Stauffer,Mary Dalton Greer

By Gregory S Butler,George Stauffer,Mary Dalton Greer

That Johann Sebastian Bach is a pivotal determine within the historical past of Western song is infrequently information, and the significance of his success is so sizeable that it may be tricky to understand. In About Bach, fifteen students express that Bach's value extends from choral to orchestral song, from sacred tune to musical parodies, and likewise to his scribes and scholars, his predecessors and successors. extra, the individuals exhibit a variety of musicological techniques, starting from shut stories of Bach's offerings of musical shape and libretto to wider analyses of the ancient and cultural backgrounds that impinged upon his creations and their lasting impression. This quantity makes major contributions to Bach biography, interpretation, pedagogy, and performance.

Contributors are Gregory G. Butler, Jen-Yen Chen, Alexander J. Fisher, Mary Dalton Greer, Robert Hill, Ton Koopman, Daniel R. Melamed, Michael Ochs, Mark Risinger, William H. Scheide, Hans-Joachim Schulze, Douglass Seaton, George B. Stauffer, Andrew Talle, and Kathryn Welter.

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