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The Resource Johann Sebastian Bach : the learned musician, Christoph Wolff

Johann Sebastian Bach : the learned musician, Christoph Wolff

Label
Johann Sebastian Bach : the learned musician
Title
Johann Sebastian Bach
Title remainder
the learned musician
Statement of responsibility
Christoph Wolff
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We see Bach's life and his surroundings, from his birth in 1685 through his school years, and finally to his 27 year sojourn in Leipzig
Member of
Summary
Chronicles the life, work, and legacy of the inventive musician, composer, performer, scholar, and teacher
Biography type
individual biography
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184938
Cataloging source
SAA
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Wolff, Christoph
Dewey number
780/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.B1
LC item number
W793 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Bach, Johann Sebastian
  • Composers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the learned musician
Label
Johann Sebastian Bach : the learned musician, Christoph Wolff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-554) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
General abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Preface to the updated edition -- Preface -- Prologue: Bach and the notion of "musical science" -- Springs of musical talent and lifelong influences: Eisenach, 1685-1695 -- Laying the foundations: Ohrdruf, 1695-1700 -- Bypassing a musical apprenticeship: from Lüneburg to Weimar, 1700-1703 -- Building a reputation: organist in Arnstadt and Mühlhausen, 1703-1708 -- Exploring "every possible artistry": court organist and Cammer Musicus in Weimar, 1708-1714 -- Expanding musical horizons: concertmaster in Weimar, 1714-1717 -- Pursing "the musical contest for superiority": Capellmeister in Cöthen, 1717-1723 -- Redefining a venerable office: cantor and music director in Leipzig: the 1720s -- Musician and scholar: counterpoint of practice and theory -- Traversing conventional boundaries: special engagements: the 1730s -- A singing bird and carnations for the lady of the house: domestic and professional life -- Contemplating past, present, and future: the final decade: the 1740s -- Epilogue: Bach and the idea of "musical perfection."
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 599 pages
Isbn
9780393322569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 844778481
  • (OCoLC)844778481
Label
Johann Sebastian Bach : the learned musician, Christoph Wolff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-554) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
General abbreviations -- Acknowledgements -- Preface to the updated edition -- Preface -- Prologue: Bach and the notion of "musical science" -- Springs of musical talent and lifelong influences: Eisenach, 1685-1695 -- Laying the foundations: Ohrdruf, 1695-1700 -- Bypassing a musical apprenticeship: from Lüneburg to Weimar, 1700-1703 -- Building a reputation: organist in Arnstadt and Mühlhausen, 1703-1708 -- Exploring "every possible artistry": court organist and Cammer Musicus in Weimar, 1708-1714 -- Expanding musical horizons: concertmaster in Weimar, 1714-1717 -- Pursing "the musical contest for superiority": Capellmeister in Cöthen, 1717-1723 -- Redefining a venerable office: cantor and music director in Leipzig: the 1720s -- Musician and scholar: counterpoint of practice and theory -- Traversing conventional boundaries: special engagements: the 1730s -- A singing bird and carnations for the lady of the house: domestic and professional life -- Contemplating past, present, and future: the final decade: the 1740s -- Epilogue: Bach and the idea of "musical perfection."
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 599 pages
Isbn
9780393322569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 844778481
  • (OCoLC)844778481

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