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Author LinkGardiner, John Eliot.
Uniform Title LinkMusic in the castle of heaven
Title LinkBach : music in the castle of heaven / John Eliot Gardiner.
Edition First United States edition.
Distribution New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Description xxxiv, 628 pages, 24 unnumbered pages :  illustrations (chiefly color), map ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note "Originally published in Great Britain as Music in the castle of heaven, by Allen Lane"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Under the cantor’s gaze -- Germany on the brink of enlightenment -- The Bach gene -- The class of ’85 -- The mechanics of faith -- The incorrigible cantor -- Bach at his workbench -- Cantatas or coffee? -- Cycles and seasons -- First Passion -- His "Great Passion" -- Collision and collusion -- The habit of perfection -- "Old Bach."
Summary "From one of Bach’s greatest living interpreters, a landmark study which explains in ... detail how the composer worked, how his music is constructed, how it achieves its effects--and what it can tell us about Bach the man"-- Provided by publisher.
Per.Sub. LinkBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.
Subject LinkComposers -- Germany -- Biography.

System Number 000677737
ISBN Link9780375415296 (hbk.)
Link0375415297 (hbk.)

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