The organ works of Bach; a contribution to their history, form, interpretation and performance. Translated from the German by Helen Hewitt.

; Hewitt, Helen, 1900-1977
New York, C.F. Peters Corporation [1967] .

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Standard Title Orgelwerke Bachs. English
Other Authors Hewitt, Helen, 1900-1977.
Subjects Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Organ music.
Organ music (Bach, Johann Sebastian)
Description 312 pages music 24 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Translation of Der Orgelwerke Bachs published in 1948.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 6-8).
Translation of: Die Orgelwerke Bachs.
Contents Introduction : The Task ; Sources ; Literature -- Part I : The world of the organ in the baroque era -- The Culture of the Baroque -- The Organs of the Baroque -- Bach's Organs and Organ-Playing -- The Organ Music of the Baroque -- Authenticity and Chronology of the Organ Works of Bach -- On the Performance of Bach's Organ Works. Registration ; Change of Manual ; Bach on Modern Organs ; Dynamics ; Tempo ; Ornamentation ; Phrasing and Articulation -- Part II : The works, A : Free works -- Youthful Works (Luneburg, Arnstadt I, circa 1700-1705) -- Doubtful Works -- Arnstadt II and Mülhausen (ca. 1706-1708) -- Weimar (1708-1717) -- The Large Works of the Last Years at Weimar and Those at Cöthen (1717-1723) -- Unfinished Works and Transcriptions -- Leipzig 1723-1730 -- The Last Great Works of the Leipzig Period (ca. 1730-1740) -- Compositions for Organ with Orchestra -- Part II : The works, B : Arrangements of chorales -- The Musical Language of the Chorale Preludes -- Authenticity and Chronology of the Chorale Preludes -- Chorale Partitas and Chorale Fantasies -- The Arnstadt Congregational Chorales -- Chorale Fughettas, Chorale Fugues, and Chorale Trios -- The Orgelbüchlein and Other Small Organ Chorales -- The Miscellaneous Large Chorale Preludes -- The "Eighteen Chorales" -- The Six (so-called "Schübler") Chorales -- The Third Part of the Clavierübung -- The Canonic Variations on "Vom Himmel hoch" -- Conclusion -- Appendix. The Organ Works of Bach : An Alphabetical List ; The Organ Works of Bach Listed in the Order of Their Difficulty ; The Organ Works of Bach in the Order of the Peters Edition.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)399701
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WorldCat Identities Keller, Hermann, 1885-1967.
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