As well as being an authoritative resource for scholars, students and performers, this volume provides the ordinary Bach/Baroque music enthusiast with information not usually found in programme or sleeve notes, exploring the life and works of Bach and the historical context in which he lived. Topics covered include: genres (for example chorales), structures (such as fugue), individual works (like St John Passion), compositional practices and techniques, people and places, institutions, instruments, performing practice, festivals and performers, reception of Bach's music, stylistic influence and parodies, and Bach scholarship. The main alphabetical text is supplemented by useful endmatter, including a family tree, chronology, list of works, openings of vocal works and a glossary of specialist terms.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. First Edition first Printing. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0198662084
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0198662084
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 1999. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110198662084
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 1999. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This superb reference work on Johann Sebastian Bach is the first volume in a new species of Oxford Companions that will focus on major composers.Illustrated with twenty-four black-and-white plates, this volume boasts over a thousand alphabetically arranged entries that cover Bach's music, his life and times, scholarship on Bach, and the performance of his music. Readers will find entries on the various genres that Bach worked in (including chorales, fantasia, sonata, concerto, missa), his many individual works (such as St. John's Passion, The Goldberg Variations, Brandenburg Concertos, Passacaglia, Well-Tempered Clavier, The Christmas Oratorio, and The Art of Fugue), places important to his career (such as Muhlhausen, Weimar, and Leipzig), and important contemporaries (Handel Rameau, Vivaldi, Telemann, among others). There are also entries on instruments (harpsichord, organ, clavier, and so on), Bach performance practice, stylistic influences on his work, and other biographical details. Thebook concludes with a family tree, a chronology of Bach's life, a list of his works, and a glossary of terms.Bach was one of the giants of classical music, a composer of astonishing powers of invention. In The Oxford Composer Companion: J.S. Bach, music aficionados will have at their fingertips a treasure chest of information on this major figure. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0198662084