By Gregory S Butler PhD, George Stauffer, Mary Dalton Greer
That Johann Sebastian Bach is a pivotal determine within the background of Western song is infrequently information, and the importance of his success is so large that it may be tough to know. In About Bach, fifteen students exhibit that Bach's value extends from choral to orchestral song, from sacred tune to musical parodies, and in addition to his scribes and scholars, his predecessors and successors. additional, the individuals display a range of musicological techniques, starting from shut reviews of Bach's offerings of musical shape and libretto to wider analyses of the historic and cultural backgrounds that impinged upon his creations and their lasting impact. This quantity makes major contributions to Bach biography, interpretation, pedagogy, and performance.
Contributors are Gregory G. Butler, Jen-Yen Chen, Alexander J. Fisher, Mary Dalton Greer, Robert Hill, Ton Koopman, Daniel R. Melamed, Michael Ochs, Mark Risinger, William H. Scheide, Hans-Joachim Schulze, Douglass Seaton, George B. Stauffer, Andrew Talle, and Kathryn Welter.
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