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The Essential Bach Choir

  • Author: Parrott, Andrew
Highly recommended for anyone interested in Bach's vocal works. -- Yo Tomita More…

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$32.00

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Contents

  • Bach as cantor and "Director Musices" in Leipzig
  • repertoire
  • concertists and ripienists
  • copies and copy-sharing
  • Bach's use of ripienists
  • the "Entwurff"
  • additional resources
  • instrument/singer ratios
  • balance. Appendices: Bach's written undertakings to the Leipzig Town Council (1723)
  • Bach's audition reports (1729)
  • the "Entwurff" (1730), text and translation
  • some contemporary accounts of concerted music-making
  • sources of Bach's vocal ensemble music
  • Bach's chorus (1981), Joshua Rifkin
  • 20th-century commentaries on Bach's choir.