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J.S. Bach and his German contemporaries

J.S. Bach and his German contemporaries

Author: Andrew Talle
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Bach perspectives, v. 9
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This provocative addition to the Bach Perspectives series offers a counternarrative to the isolated genius status that J.S. Bach and his music currently enjoy. Contributors contextualize Bach by examining the output, reputation, and compositional practices of his contemporaries in Germany whose work was widely played and enjoyed in his time, including Georg Philipp Telemann, Christoph Graupner, Gottlieb Muffat, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Johann Sebastian Bach; Georg Philipp Telemann; Gottlieb Muffat; Johann Sebastian Bach; Gottlieb Muffat; Johann Sebastian Bach
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Talle
ISBN: 9780252038136 0252038134
OCLC Number: 859556198
Description: viii, 151 pages : illustrations, music ; 26 cm
Contents: "He liked to hear the music of others" : individuality and variety in the works of Bach and his German contemporaries / Wolfgang Hirschmann --
Aesthetic mediation and tertiary rhetoric in Telemann's VI Ouvertures à 4 ou 6 / Steven Zohn --
Bach, Graupner, and the rest of their contented contemporaries / Andrew Talle --
The famously little-known Gottlieb Muffat / Alison J. Dunlop --
Bach versus Scheibe : hitherto unknown battlegrounds in a famous conflict / Michael Maul.
Series Title: Bach perspectives, v. 9
Other Titles: Johann Sebastian Bach and his German contemporaries
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Talle.


Provides a more nuanced view of the musical world of Bach's time while revealing in more specific terms than ever how and why Bach's own music remains fresh and compelling.  Read more...


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