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J. S. Bach the modern composer by Augusta Rubin

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Published by Crescendo Pub. Co. in Boston .
Written in English


  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.,
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Harmony.

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Includes indexes.

Statementby Augusta Rubin.
LC ClassificationsML410.B13 R8
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 358 p. :
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5214567M
ISBN 100875971008
LC Control Number75044620

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The Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV –, is a collection of two sets of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, composed for solo keyboard by Johann Sebastian Bach's time Clavier was a generic name indicating a variety of keyboard instruments, most typically a harpsichord or clavichord – but not excluding an organ either.. The modern German spelling for the collection is. Book Review: Marshalls' Exploring the World of J. S. Bach: A Traveler’s Guide: William Hoffman wrote (July 25, ): Robert L. and Traute M. Marshall, Exploring the World of J. S. Bach: A Traveler’s Guide (Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press, ), Published in cooperation with the American Bach Society. Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] – 28 July ) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations, and for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. J.S. Bach was the youngest child of Johann Ambrosius Bach and Elisabeth Lämmerhirt. Ambrosius was a string player, employed by the town council and the ducal court of Eisenach. Johann Sebastian started school in or and did well in spite of frequent absences. Of his musical education at.

Learn more about the life and times of one of classical music's greatest composers, Johann Sebastian Bach, at Mar 31, Das wohltemperierte Klavier II, BWV (Bach, Johann Sebastian) This page is only for complete editions and multiple selections from Das wohltemperierte Klavier II. For most arrangements, see the separate pages for the individual preludes and fugues. For the first set of 24 preludes and fugues, BWV • Index of Book 2. I'm positive it wasn't Schweitzer who said that. The whole thrust of Schweitzer's book is to point out the strong word-music connection in Bach's church music; far from telling listeners to ignore words in cantatas, he actually advocated that they (and the performers) should take words into account in organ chorales as well. English: Complete score of The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, by Johann Sebastian Bach (Open Well-Tempered Clavier Project; version )Source:

J. S. BACH by ALBERT SCHWEITZER. TRANSLATORS FOREWORD: Within the last few years Bach research has made a notable advance. Among the books that have contributed to this progress, that of Dr, Albert Schweitzer takes a leading place. It is equally valuable on the xsthetic and the practical sides its convincing demonstration of the pictorial bent of Bachs mind must necessarily lead to a 5/5(1). By Johann Sebastian Bach / ed. Willard A. Palmer / perf. Valery Lloyd-Watts. Piano Book & CD. These frequently taught works are presented in a carefully researched edition thatf includes Bach's own guidelines for ornamentation. Dr. Palmer adds an excellent discussion of how the ornaments are used in each work. Suggested fingerings and interpretiveBrand: Alfred Music. Music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Guitar Book & CD. 16 well-known pieces by one of the world's greatest composers arranged for guitar in standard music notation and TAB. The accompanying CD offers outstanding performances of each Alfred Music. Free sheet music for the complete 48 preludes and fugues of The Well Tempered Clavier by J.S. Bach. Free for download in PDF format.