The Bach reader : a life of Johann Sebastian Bach in letters and documents / edited by Hans T. David and Arthur Mendel.

; Mendel, Arthur, 1905-1979, editor
Rev., with a supplement.. New York : W.W. Norton, [1966] .

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Other Authors Mendel, Arthur, 1905-1979,
Subjects Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Bach, Johann Sebastian.
Quelle.
Description 474 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, music, portraits ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
©1966
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 408-419) and index.
Contents Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the revised edition -- Section 1. Johann Sebastian Bach: a portrait in outline. Background, career, and personality ; Heritage and achievement ; Attitude toward the art of music -- Section 2. Bach's life in his own writings and other evidence. Eisenach (1685-1695) ; Ohrdruf (1695-1700) ; Lüneburg (1700-1703) ; Arnstadt (1703-1707) ; Mühlhausen (1707-1708) ; Weimar (1708-1717) ; Cöthen (1717-1723) ; Leipzig (1723-1750) -- Section 3. Genealogy of the Bach family / by J.S. Bach (1735), with later additions by C.P.E. Bach and others -- Section 4. Obituary of Bach / by C.P.E. Bach and J.F. Agricola (1754) -- Section 5. Bach as seen by his contemporaries. Poem in praise of Bach ; Reports and reviews written during Bach's lifetime ; Criticism and defense: a controversy ; Accounts and critical estimates written after Bach's death ; The "art of the fugue" ; The four-part chorales ; Letters from C.P.E. Bach to Forkel ; Bach and Handel, a comparison / by C.P.E. Bach ; Anecdotes -- Section 6. On Johann Sebastian Bach's life, genius, and works / by J.N. Forkel (1802), translated by A.C.F. Kollmann (1820). The Bach family ; Bach's life ; Bach the clavier player ; Bach the organist ; Bach's harmony ; Bach's melody ; Bach the teacher ; Bach's character ; Bach's works ; Bach the reviser of his own works ; The spirit of Bach -- Section 7. The rediscovery of Bach. The story of his fame ; Mendelssohn's revival of the St. Matthew passion (1829) -- Appendix. Bach on thorough-bass realization ; Solutions of Bach's Canons -- Supplement (1965).
Network Numbers (OCoLC)600067
(OCoLC)ocm00600067
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WorldCat Identities David, Hans T. 1902-1967,
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