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J.S. Bach A Life in Music by Peter Williams

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Composers & musicians,
  • Composers & Musicians - Classical Composers,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Music / General,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • 1685-1750,
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian,,
  • Biography,
  • Composers,
  • Germany

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7767535M
ISBN 100521870747
ISBN 109780521870740

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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. Learn more about the life and times of one of classical music's greatest composers, Johann Sebastian Bach, at Bach completed the first book of "The Well-Tempered Clavier" around Born: Mar 31, 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). Here are some details about Schweizer's book, taken from Classical Net: "J. S. Bach, by Albert Schweitzer, translated by Ernest Newman. Dover Publications. ISBN Volume 1 (paperback), Volume 2 (paperback).

The title Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach (German: Notenbüchlein für Anna Magdalena Bach) refers to either of two manuscript notebooks that the German Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach presented to his second wife, Anna Magdalena. Keyboard music (minuets, rondeaux, polonaises, chorales, sonatas, preludes, musettes, marches, gavottes) makes up most of both notebooks, and a . A fantastic little book about Bach and the musical climate before and during his life, with a look at his continuing influence in music. As I am not an organist or a clavichord player, I struggled through two and a half chapters on Schweitzer's ideas of how best to play Bach, but aside from that, I /5. Alternative Names/Transliterations: Jean Sébastien Bach (fr), Jan Sebastian Bach, John Sebastian Bach (en), Juan Sebastián Bach (es, spa), Giovanni Sebastiano Bach (it, ita), Ιωάννης Σεβαστιανός Μπαχ (gr), Иоганн Себастьян Бах (ru), (ar) يوهان سباستيان باخ, 约翰·塞巴斯蒂安·巴赫 . 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.

Das wohltemperierte Klavier I, BWV (Bach, Johann Sebastian) This page is only for complete editions and multiple selections from Das wohltemperierte Klavier Authorities: WorldCat; VIAF: ; LCCN: . Traumerei * Masterpiece Edition by J.S. Bach and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at By Johann Sebastian Bach / ed. Willard A. Palmer. Piano Book. This volume contains selections from the Little Clavier Book, written for Bach's eldest son, Wilhelm Friedemann. Included are Bach's familiar dance pieces, several of the little preludes, and charming suite movements by Richter, Stölzel and Telemann. Introductory material brieflyBrand: Alfred Music. By Johann Sebastian Bach / ed. Judith K. Linder Schneider. Piano Book. In this volume, which contains six suites and seven supplementary pieces for intermediate to advanced level pianists, Judith Schneider has provided detailed biographical and historical information about the pieces, as well as suggestions to achieve a proper interpretation ofBrand: Alfred Music.