J.S. Bach's Musical Offering: An Eighteenth-century Conundrum

J.S. Bach's Musical Offering: An Eighteenth-century Conundrum

By: Joel Sheveloff (author)Hardback

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Abstract; Preface and acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter I. Two vivid personalities; Chapter II. The clash of ideologies; Chapter III. Manuscripts & editions; Chapter IV. Seminal musicoloists' hypotheses; Chapter V. Another secret chromatic art; Chapter VI. A "right royal" sextet; Chapter VII. Canon conundrum and solution; Chapter VIII. Recent scholarly contributions; Chapter IX. Two exceptional fugues; Chapter X. An old-fashioned sonata da chiesa; Chapter XI. Arte canonica resolute; Chapter XII. A canon or a cannon?; Chapter XIII. Bach, Mizler, their legacy and posterity; Chapter XIV. Tempo, phrasing, articulation and dynamics versus listeners' perceptions; Chapter XV. The palindrome and Quintilian; Chapter XVI. A partial score and some performance suggestions; Chapter XVII. A coda, a reflection and a valediction; Endnotes; Bibliography.

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  • publication date: 31/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780773429130
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 632
  • ID: 9780773429130
  • ISBN10: 0773429131

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