The Bach family; seven generations of creative genius / Karl Geiringer in collaboration with Irene Geiringer.


New York : Oxford University Press, 1954.

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Subjects Bach family.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Bach.
Description xiv, 514 pages : illustrations, 26 plates (including portraits, facsimiles) map, music ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1954.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 490-495) and index ("Index of compositions by members of the Bach family": pages 506-514).
Contents Part 1 : The rise of the Bach family and the first great achievements ( -1700) -- Introduction : ordeal in Germany -- A miller, a jester, a piper (Veit, Hans, Caspar Bach) -- The founder of the Erfurt dynasty (Johann Bach) -- Two Bachs at Arnstadt (Christoph and Heinrich Bach) -- Heinrich's two great sons (Johann Christoph (13) and Johann Michael Bach) -- The triple team of Bach brothers (Georg Christoph, Johann Christoph (12), Johann Ambrosius Bach) -- Epilogue -- Part 2 : Expansion and culmination (1700-1750) -- Introduction : particularism and universalism in Germany -- The Jena and Mühlhausen Bach (Johann Nicolaus and Johann Friederich Bach) -- The descendants of Johann Bach (Johann Christoph (17) and Johann Bernhard Bach) -- The Meiningen Bachs (Johann Ludwig and Nikolaus Ephraim Bach) -- Johann Sebastian Bach -- Epilogue -- Part 3 : The last great achievements and the decline of the Bach family (1750- ) -- Introduction : Rococo and classicism -- The Halle Bach (WIlhelm Friedeman Bach) -- The Berlin and Hamburg Bach (Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach) -- The Bückeburg Bach (Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach) -- The Milan and London Bach (Johann Christian Bach) -- Two painters at Meiningen (Gottlieb Friedrich and Johann Philipp Bach) -- Bachs at Eisenach (Johann Ernst and Johann Georg Bach) -- Sebastian's children and the Bach family -- Two grandsons of Sebastian (Johann Sebastian II and Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach) -- Epilogue -- Genealogical table of the Bach musicians.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)853366
(OCoLC)ocm00853366
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WorldCat Identities Geiringer, Karl, 1899-1989.
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