Written by Bach specialist and leading harpsichordist Davitt Moroney, this book is a witty, lucid and revealing account of Bach's life. It is a perceptive assessment of the composer's genius and will be of great interest to concert-goers, CD collectors, social historians and students.
1. Son, Orphan, Brother, Organ Student (1685-1703) 2. Organist and Court Composer (1703-1717) 3. Court Composer and Teacher (1717-1723) 4. Cantor and Municipal Director of Music (1723-1750) 5. 28 July 1750