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Title The Cambridge companion to Bach / edited by John Butt.

Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Bach,J CAM    Available
Description xv, 326 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Cambridge companions to music
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-305) and index.
Contents Historical context : society, beliefs and world-view: Bach family / Malcolm Boyd. Bach and the domestic politics of electoral Saxony / Ulrich Siegele. Music and Lutheranism / Robin A. Leaver. Bach's metaphysics of music ; 'Mind unconscious that it is calculating'? Bach and the rationalist philosophy of Wolff, Leibniz and Spinoza / John Butt -- Profiles of the music: Early works and the heritage of the seventeenth century / Stephen A. Crist. Mature vocal works and their theological and liturgical context / Robin A. Leaver. Instrumental music / Werner Breig. Keyboard works : Bach as teacher and virtuoso / Richard D.P. Jones. Composition as arrangement and adaptation / Werner Breig. Bachian invention and its mechanisms / Laurence Dreyfus -- Influence and reception: Bach as teacher and model / Stephen Daw. Changing issues of performance practice / George B. Stauffer. Bach reception : some concepts and parameters ; Reinterpreting Bach in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Martin Zenck.
Subject Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Added Author Butt, John.
ISBN 052145350X : $64.95
0521587808 (pbk.)

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