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The Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach

Sacred & Secular; complete in two volumes

Author

W Gillies Whittaker

Publisher

Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1978
The Cantatas of Johann Sebastian BachThe Cantatas of Johann Sebastian BachThe Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach

Printing Details

Two volumes, paperback reprints. 21.5 × 14cm, Vol 1: xiv + 717pp, vol 2: 762pp.

Bach's cantatas comprise a vast quantity of superb music written by one of the greatest of all composers. In this work, always enlightening and often entertaining, each cantata is discussed as a whole and the text and musical settings are in almost every case minutely analysed. General questions are also considered, with a penetration derived from a lifetime's experience (Whittaker conducted every one of the cantatas in public). For those who love Bach's music, this is an indispensable guide and source of information.

Condition

This is a good set, there is a little wear to the covers and fading to the spine but essentially good copies.

ISBN

019315238X

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