The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach

The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach
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Publisher : Faber & Faber
Total Pages : 508
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ISBN-10 : 9780571272006
ISBN-13 : 0571272002
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Book Synopsis The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach by : Sir Nicholas Kenyon

Download or read book The Faber Pocket Guide to Bach written by Sir Nicholas Kenyon and published by Faber & Faber. This book was released on 2011-03-17 with total page 508 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The music of J.S.Bach has a unique power and attraction some 300 years after it was written. From annual performances of the great Passions and BBC Radio 3's hugely successful Bach Christmas, to its use in adverts, films and popular arrangements, the imaginative strength of Bach's music continues to draw listeners to explore its mysteries. This new Pocket Guide looks at all Bach's music, sacred and secular, and explores why he speaks so profoundly to our age about both the spiritual and the sensual in life. Among the features of this easy-to-use book: The Bach Top Ten Bach: The music work by work Performing Bach today Bach: The life year by year What people said about Bach Accessible and easy to use, Nicholas Kenyon provides for the first time an up-to-date survey of all Bach's major works in the light of the latest research, from Masses to Cantatas, Concertos to Suites, and recommends the best CDs and further reading.

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