Johann Sebastian Bach : The Learned Musician by Christoph Wolff

Rating:
Audienta:
Adolescenti (13+)
Limba:
Engleza
Nr. de pagini:
640
Imagini:
Alb/negru
Dimensiune:
B5 (aprox 17cm x 25cm)
Publicat in:
12.04.2002
ISBN:
9780199248841
130,00 Lei
In stoc furnizor
Estimare livrare: 28.01.21 - 06.02.21
Descriere:

Although we are acquainted with the music of J. S. Bach through countless performances and recordings, the composer himself continues to come across as the somewhat enigmatic figure depicted in a single, familiar portrait.

Published in 2000 to mark the 250th anniversary of Bach's death, author and leading Bach scholar Christoph Wolff presents a new picture that brings to life this towering figure of the Baroque era. Now available in paperback, this engaging biography portrays Bach as the living, breathing-and sometimes imperfect-human being that he was, while bringing to bear all the advances gained in the last half-century of Bach scholarship.

Wolff demonstrates the intimate connection between the composer's life and his music, showing how Bach's superb inventiveness pervaded his career as a musician, composer, performer, scholar, and teacher.

And throughout, we see Bach in the broader context of histime: its institutions, traditions, and influences. With this highly readable book, Wolff sets a new standard in Bach biography.




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