Bach

Yo Tomita (Editor)

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Abstract

For nearly two centuries Johann Sebastian Bach has been regarded as a cornerstone of Western musical culture. His music inspired subsequent generations of composers and philosophers alike, and continues to capture our imaginations in many ways. Bach studies is part of this picture, often seen as providing excellent examples of musicological scholarship. The editor has chosen 31 published articles which, in his view, not only represent a broad spectrum of the scholarly discussions on Bach's life and works, but will also facilitate the on-going study of Bach's creative genius. The articles have been selected to ensure that this volume will be considered useful for not only those students who are currently engaging in Bach studies at universities but also for more seasoned Bach scholars as they consider the future direction of Bach studies. The editor contextualises the significance of each article in the introduction.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFarnham
PublisherAshgate Publishing
Number of pages612
ISBN (Print)978-0-7546-2891-0
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011

Publication series

NameThe Baroque Composers
PublisherAshgate

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    Tomita, Y. (Ed.) (2011). Bach. (The Baroque Composers). Ashgate Publishing.