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This quantity is a advisor to the assets and fabrics of Bach scholarship, either for the non professional considering the place to start within the huge, immense literature on J. S. Bach, and for the Bach professional trying to find a handy and recent survey of the sphere. It describes the instruments of Bach study and the way to take advantage of them, and indicates the best way to start in Bach examine through describing the primary parts of analysis and mentioning the basic literature on every piece and topic.The authors emphasize the problems that experience engaged Bach students for generations, concentrating on fairly very important writings; on fresh literature; on overviews, collections of essays and handbooks; and on writings in English. topics lined comprise bibliographic instruments of Bach study and resources of literature; Bach's family members; Bach biographies; areas Bach lived and labored; Bach's educating; the liturgy; Bach resource reviews and the transmission of his song; repertory and variants; genres and person vocal and instrumental works; functionality perform; the reception and research of Bach's track; and so forth. The ebook additionally deals causes of vital and in all likelihood complicated issues in Bach study, reminiscent of the association of the yearly cantata cycles, pitch criteria, the background of the Berlin libraries, the constitution of the severe statement volumes within the Neue Bach Ausgabe, and so on.This ebook opens up the wealthy global of Bach scholarship to scholars, academics, performers, and listeners.

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Essays reprinted from other sources] Martin Petzoldt, ed. Bach als Ausleger der Bibel: theologische und musikwissenschaftliche Studien zum Werk Johann Sebastian Bachs. Gottingen, 1985. [Essays] Peter Williams, ed. Bach, Handel, Scarlatti: tercentenary essays. Cambridge, 1985. [Essays] Bachtage Berlin: Vortrage 1970 bis 1981—Sammelband. Edited by Gunther Wagner. Neuhausen-Stuttgart, 1985A little more than a decade's worth of addresses (not all on Bach) given in connection with the annual Berlin Bachtage.

Kirnbergers Leben und Werk und seine Bedeutungim Berliner Musikkreis um 1750. Cassel, 1933. 51 4. Bach's world Ruth Engelhardt. D. diss. University of Erlangen-Nurnberg, 1974. Johann Christoph Kittel Albert Dreetz. Johann Christian Kittel: der letzte Bach-Schuler. Berlin, 1932. Philipp David Krauter Franz Krautwurst. " Augsburger Jahrbuch fur Musikwissenschaft 1990, 31—52. Tutzing, 1990. Johann LudwigKrebs Karl Tittel. " Musik und Kirche 46 (1976): 172-81. Lorenz Christoph Mizler Franz Wohlke. Lorenz Christoph Mizler: ein Beitrag zur musikalischen Gelehrtengeschichte des 18.

Leipzig, 1790. [Dok III/950; BR, 263-65] On Gerber and Bach see Alfred Durr. " BJ 64 (1978): 7-18, at 9-10. Johann Friedrich Agricola's comments in Johann Friedrich Agricola. Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek 22:243. Berlin and Stettin, 1774. [Dok III/796] Bach's basso continuo rules, based on those of Friedrich Erhard Niedt, were recorded in manuscript (Brussels, Bibliotheque du Conservatoire Royal de Musique, Ms no. 224) by Carl August Thieme ("Vorschriften 49 4. Bach's world und Grundsatze zum vierstimmigen Spielen des General-Bass oder Accompagnement").

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