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In this major new interpretation of the music of J. S. Bach, we gain a striking picture of the composer as a unique critic of his age. By reading Bach's music "against the grain" of contemporaries such as Vivaldi and Telemann, Laurence Dreyfus explains how Bach's approach to musical invention in a variety of genres posed a fundamental challenge to Baroque aesthetics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674013568
ISBN-10: 0674013565
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 1905mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Laurence Dreyfus

Laurence Dreyfus is Professor of Music at University of Oxford and a Fellow of Magdalen College.

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