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The World of the Bach Cantatas: Johann Sebastian Bach's Early Sacred Cantatas - Wolff, Christoph (Editor), and Koopman, Ton (Foreword by)
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The cantatas of J.S. Bach are among the best known and most frequently performed musical works of the baroque period. However, when they are played and heard today, questions arise that are difficult to answer because the works are being experienced outside their historical context. Such questions concern the role of the cantatas in Bach's compositional development, musical models for the works, and performance practice during the composer's lifetime. In this book, Bach scholars place the works in their historical and ...

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The World of the Bach Cantatas: Johann Sebastian Bach's Early Sacred Cantatas 1997, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393041064

Hardcover