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Description - Johann Sebastian Bach by Spitta

Spitta's monumental study of Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the great classics of musicology. Since it was first published in 1873-1880, it has remained the basic work on Bach and the foundation for later research and study. It may never be superceded as the most ambitious coverage of its subject, since Spitta combined a genius for historical scholarship, great musical understanding and an incredible energy in gathering source material that has seldom been matched.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486274126
ISBN-10: 0486274128
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Spitta

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 1750) was a prolific German composer and organist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments exemplify the heart and soul of the Baroque period. A revival of interest in his music and its performancebegan early in the 19th century and continues to this day. Henow ranks among the greatest composers in the Western tradition."

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Johann Sebastian Bach by Spitta
Paperback, October 1992