New PDF release: The Organs of J.S. Bach: A Handbook

By Christoph Wolff,Markus Zepf,Lynn Edwards Butler

ISBN-10: 0252036840

ISBN-13: 9780252036842

ISBN-10: 0252078454

ISBN-13: 9780252078453

The Organs of J. S. Bach is a entire and interesting advisor to the organs encountered via Bach all through Germany in his roles as organist, live performance artist, examiner, instructor, and customer. Newly revised and up-to-date, the book's entries are indexed alphabetically by means of geographical situation, from Arnstadt to Zschortau, offering an easy-to-reference overview.


Includes particular organ-specific information:

high-quality colour photographs

each instrument's background, its connection to Bach, and its disposition as Bach may have identified it

architectural histories of the church buildings housing the instruments

identification of church organists


Lynn Edwards Butler's swish translation of Christoph Wolff and Markus Zepf's quantity comprises new examine and plenty of corrections and updates to the unique German variation. Bibliographical references are up-to-date to incorporate English-language resources, and the interpretation comprises an extended essay through Christoph Wolff on Bach as organist, organ composer, and organ expert.


The quantity comprises maps, a timeline of organ-related occasions, transcriptions of Bach's organ stories, a advisor to analyzing organs attributed to Saxony's most renowned organ builder Gottfried Silbermann, and biographical details on organ builders.


Publication of this quantity is supported via the yank Bach Society.

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