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An Introduction to Bach Studies is a comprehensive guide to the resources and materials of Bach scholarship, both for students beginning work in the enormous literature on J. S. Bach, and for the Bach specialist looking for a convenient and up-to-date survey of the field. Covering a broad range of both primary and secondary sources, well-known Bach scholars Daniel R. Melamed and Michael Marissen draw on their extensive research experience to describe the principal tools of Bach research and how to use them. With clear descriptions and explanations, the multiple bibliographies and tables help students and instructors quickly find the most appropriate sources on Bach's life, his repertory, approaches to his music, and many other topics. Additionally, this volume provides insights into potentially confusing sources and detailed information on the technical topics important to all Bach scholars. Concise and comprehensive, this user-friendly guide brings together useful bibliographic resources in one place, and is an indispensable resource for all who conduct research on Bach.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195304923
ISBN-10: 0195304926
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Pages: 204
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Daniel R. Melamed

Daniel Melamed is Associate Professor of Music at Indiana University. His publications include J.S. Bach and the German Motet (1995), Bach Studies 2 (1995), Hearing Bach's Passions (Oxford, 2005), as well as many articles.

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