J. S. Bach's Johannine Theology : The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725 (Hardcover)

Rating:
Audienta:
Adolescenti (13+)
Limba:
Engleza
Nr. de pagini:
624
Imagini:
Alb/negru
Dimensiune:
B5 (aprox 17cm x 25cm)
Publicat in:
24.04.2014
ISBN:
9780199773343
537,50 Lei
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Estimare livrare: 02.05.21 - 11.05.21
Descriere:

Bach's Johannine Theology: The St. John Passion and the Cantatas for Spring 1725 is a fertile examination of this group of fourteen surviving liturgical works. Renowned Bach scholar Eric Chafe begins his investigation into Bach's theology with the composer's St.

John Passion, concentrating on its first and last versions. Beyond providing a uniquely detailed assessment of the passion, Bach's Johannine Theology is the first work to take the work beyond the scope of an isolated study, considering its meaning from a variety of musical and historical standpoints. Eric Chafe thereby uncovers a range of theological implications underlying Bach's creative approach itself.

Building considerably on his previous work, Eric Chafe here expands his methodological approach to Bach's vocal music by arguing for a multi-layered approach to religion in Bach's compositional process. Eric Chafe bases this approach primarily on two aspects of Bach's theology: first, the specific features of Johannine theology, which contrast with the more narrative approach found in the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke); and second, contemporary homiletic and devotional writings - material that isnot otherwise easily accessible, and less so in English translation.

Bach's Johannine Theology provides an unprecedented, enlightening exploration of the theological and liturgical contexts within which this music was first heard.




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