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The New Bach Reader: A Life of Johann Sebastian Bach in Letters and Documents

The New Bach Reader: A Life of Johann Sebastian Bach in Letters and Documents

Christoph Wolff, Arthur Mendel, Hans T. David

ISBN: 978-0-393-31956-9

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608 pages

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Through hundreds of letters, family papers, anecdotes, and records, the Bach Reader established a new approach to biography by offering original documents in impeccable translations. In The New Bach Reader, Christoph Wolff has incorporated numerous facsimiles and added many newly discovered items, reflecting the current state of scholarship about the composer's life and music. The readings in this volume provide an accurate and vivid picture of Bach's world and of his far-reaching influence.