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C.P.E. Bach Studies

C.P.E. Bach Studies

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Annette Richards, Richard Kramer, Tobias Plebuch, Elaine Sisman, Richard Will, Ulrich Leisinger, Darrell Berg, David Yearsley, David Ferris, Christopher Hogwood
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  • Date Published: August 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521836296

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  • Focusing on his activity in Hamburg from 1767 until his death in 1788, this collection of essays explores the literary and aesthetic contexts of C.P.E. Bach's later work. It includes essays on Bach's position on contemporary concepts of responsiveness, his sacred music and views on religion, and on the contemporary and posthumous reception of his music. The volume seeks to re-establish the centrality of Bach's music in late 18th-century German culture.

    • Collection of the latest scholarship on C. P. E. Bach by a group of leading international scholars
    • Tackles literary, visual and musical issues
    • Publication of this book will coincide with the first complete edition of the works of C. P. E. Bach
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "A must for music historians and students of 18th-century culture. Essential." -- Choice

    "The volume achieves its goal of returning C.P.E. Bach to a central place in the landscape of eighteenth-century music." --German Studies Review

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521836296
    • length: 282 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.73kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Diderot's Paradoxe and C. P. E. Bach's Empfindungen Richard Kramer
    2. Dark fantasies and the dawn of the self: Gerstenberg's monologues for C. P. E. Bach's C Minor Fantasia Tobias Plebuch
    3. Sources of C. P. E. Bach's solo keyboard works in the Sing-Akademie archives Darrell M. Berg
    4. Reason and revelation in C. P. E. Bach's Resurrection Oratorio Richard Will
    5. C. P. E. Bach and C. C. Sturm: sacred song, public church service, and private devotion Ulrich Leisinger
    6. An enduring moment: C. P. E. Bach and the musical sublime Annette Richards
    7. C. P. E. Bach and the living traditions of learned counterpoint David Yearsley
    8. Plates for sale: C. P. E. Bach and the story of Die Kunst der Fuge David Ferris
    10. 'Our old great favourite': Burney, Bach and the Bachists Christopher Hogwood.

  • Editor

    Annette Richards, Cornell University, New York


    Annette Richards, Richard Kramer, Tobias Plebuch, Elaine Sisman, Richard Will, Ulrich Leisinger, Darrell Berg, David Yearsley, David Ferris, Christopher Hogwood

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