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Bach's Choral Music: Unlocking the Masters Series, No. 20

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Includes full-length CD from the Bach Collegium Japan. J.S. Bach - A Listener's Guide to His Choral Music introduces the general listener to a genre of music that is mistakenly supposed to be difficult. A vivid biographical sketch of Bach's life and times provides the necessary background. The book then takes on the question What is a cantata? and guides the listener systematically through fugue, recitative, and aria. The author chooses 30 of Bach's 200 church cantatas that are especially likely to be performed live, and explores them in detail. Studies of the two great oratorios, the St John Passion and the St. Matthew Passion, follow, together with a detailed analysis of what Bach himself probably thought to be his finest work, the Mass in B Minor. The book is accompanied by a 75-minute CD featuring complete tracks from five of the finest cantatas, as well as several tracks from the two Passions, the Mass, and Magnifcat.

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ISBN:
9781574671803
Author:
Jones, Gordon
Publisher:
Amadeus Press
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Appreciation
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Classical
Subject:
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Subject:
Cantatas - History and criticism
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - General
Subject:
Music-Music Appreciation
Copyright:
Series:
Unlocking the Masters
Series Volume:
20
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.30x5.36x.47 in. .67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Includes full-length CD from the Bach Collegium Japan. J.S. Bach - A Listener's Guide to His Choral Music introduces the general listener to a genre of music that is mistakenly supposed to be difficult. A vivid biographical sketch of Bach's life and times provides the necessary background. The book then takes on the question What is a cantata? and guides the listener systematically through fugue, recitative, and aria. The author chooses 30 of Bach's 200 church cantatas that are especially likely to be performed live, and explores them in detail. Studies of the two great oratorios, the St John Passion and the St. Matthew Passion, follow, together with a detailed analysis of what Bach himself probably thought to be his finest work, the Mass in B Minor. The book is accompanied by a 75-minute CD featuring complete tracks from five of the finest cantatas, as well as several tracks from the two Passions, the Mass, and Magnifcat.
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