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Life of Bach

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ISBN-10: 0521826365

ISBN-13: 9780521826365

Edition: 2003

Authors: Peter Williams

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Description:

Like Shakespeare, J.S. Bach is known largely by his works. Peter Williams asks many questions in this examination of the man as well as the composer. What was Bach like as a youth, father, and, eventually, church elder? What music did he know and how did he compose and perform such an amazing amount? Ultimately, Williams questions the effects of unremitting acclaim on objective evaluations of J.S. Bach.
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Book details

List price: $68.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/18/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 228
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Introduction
Early years 1685-1703
First appointments 1703-1708
Weimar 1708-1717
C�then 1717-1723
Leipzig, the first decade
Leipzig, the second decade
Leipzig, the final years and the first personal descriptions
A sample hypothesis
Some terms
References
BWV Index
Name index