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J.S. Bach and the oratorio tradition

A variety of viewpoints on Bach's oratorios, from contemporary repertory to analysis and theology
Print Book, English, 2011
University of Illinois Press, Urbana [IL], 2011
152 pages : illustrations, music, facsimiles ; 28 cm.
9780252035845, 0252035844
Under the spell of opera? : Bach's oratorio trilogy / Christoph Wolff
Johann Sebastian Bach and Barthold Heinrich Brockes / Daniel R. Melamed
Drama and discourse : the form and function of chorale tropes in Bach's oratorios / Markus Rathey
Oratorio on five afternoons : from the Lübeck Abendmusiken to Bach's Christmas oratorio / Kerala J. Snyder
The triumph of "instrumental melody" : aspects of musical poetics in Bach's St. John passion / Laurence Dreyfus
Bach's Ascension oratorio : God's kingdoms and their representation / Eric Chafe