By Gregory S Butler PhD, George Stauffer, Mary Dalton Greer
That Johann Sebastian Bach is a pivotal determine within the historical past of Western song is hardly ever information, and the importance of his success is so substantial that it may be tricky to understand. In About Bach, fifteen students convey that Bach's significance extends from choral to orchestral track, from sacred tune to musical parodies, and in addition to his scribes and scholars, his predecessors and successors. additional, the members reveal a range of musicological techniques, starting from shut reviews of Bach's offerings of musical shape and libretto to wider analyses of the historic and cultural backgrounds that impinged upon his creations and their lasting effect. This quantity makes major contributions to Bach biography, interpretation, pedagogy, and performance.
Contributors are Gregory G. Butler, Jen-Yen Chen, Alexander J. Fisher, Mary Dalton Greer, Robert Hill, Ton Koopman, Daniel R. Melamed, Michael Ochs, Mark Risinger, William H. Scheide, Hans-Joachim Schulze, Douglass Seaton, George B. Stauffer, Andrew Talle, and Kathryn Welter.
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1717. (7) Wurde von dar An. 1723. als Director Chori Musici u Cantor an der Thomas Schule nacher Leipzig vocirt; allwo er noch bis jetzo nach Gottes H. NBR, 151–52; BDOK I, no. 23: “so fügte es Gott, daß zu hiesigem Directore Musices u. Cantore an der Thomas Schule vociret wurde. Ob es mir nun zwar anfänglich gar nicht anständig seyn wolte, aus einem Capellmeister ein Cantor zu werden, weßwegen auch meine resolution auf ein vier thel Jahr trainirete, jedoch wurde mir diese station dermaßen favorable beschrieben, daß endlich .
His comment not only provides insights into his concept of church music that will find favor with the Lord, but also into his view of himself as a fellow member of a divinely-ordained musical dynasty. Verses 1-31 of First Chronicles 25, together with Calov’s commentary, read: v. 1. And David with all the field captains set apart for offices among the children of Asaph, Heman, and Jeduthun, the prophets (who were to form God’s Word in spiritual songs and psalms and sing them in the temple, at the same time playing instruments) with 21 greer harps, psalteries, and cymbals and they were numbered (and arranged in order) for work according to their office (to execute the same in a certain order.
In which David bestows on God alone all glory and all praise” (“Der CXV. Psalm. Darinnen David I. GOtt allein alle Ehre und allen Ruhm beygeleget wissen will”). Biblia, das ist, Die gantze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments : nach der Ubersetzung und mit den Vorreden und Randglossen D. Martin Luthers . . ausgefertiget unter der Aufsicht und Direction Christoph Matthäi Pfaffen (Tübingen: bey Johann Georg und Christian Gottfried Cotta, 1729 and 1730), 596. The original text reads: “Gebete.
About Bach by Gregory S Butler PhD, George Stauffer, Mary Dalton Greer