An Introduction to Bach Studies by Daniel R. Melamed

By Daniel R. Melamed

An advent to Bach Studies is a finished consultant to the assets and fabrics of Bach scholarship, either for college students starting paintings within the huge, immense literature on J. S. Bach, and for the Bach professional searching for a handy and updated survey of the sphere. overlaying a large variety of either fundamental and secondary assets, recognized Bach students Daniel R. Melamed and Michael Marissen draw on their vast study event to explain the central instruments of Bach study and the way to exploit them. With transparent descriptions and motives, the a number of bibliographies and tables aid scholars and teachers speedy locate the main applicable resources on Bach's lifestyles, his repertory, methods to his tune, and lots of different themes. also, this quantity offers insights into in all likelihood complicated assets and precise details at the technical issues very important to all Bach students.
Concise and entire, this ordinary advisor brings jointly precious bibliographic assets in a single position, and is an fundamental source for all who behavior learn on Bach.

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Voce et Tuba: gesammelte Reden und Aufsatze 1934— 1974, edited by Dietrich Berke, Christiane Bernsdorff-Englebrecht and Helmut Kornemann. Cassel, 1976. Gerhard Herz. S. Bach. Ann Arbor, 1985. " Zurich, 1934. Robert L. Marshall. The music of Johann Sebastian Bach: the sources, the style, the significance. New York, 1989. Friedrich Smend. Bach-Studien: gesammelte Reden und Aufsatze, edited by Christoph Wolff. Cassel, 1969. Christoph Wolff. Bach: essays on his life and music. , 1991. 8 Journal issues Many journal issues were devoted to Bach in 1985.

Leipzig, 1986. [Papers read at a colloquium, Leipzig, 1983. "Werner Neumann zum 80. Geburtstag gewidmet"] William H. Scheide Paul Brainard and Ray Robinson, eds. A Bach tribute: essays in honor of William H. Scheide. Cassel, 1993. 21 2. , eds. Festschrift Ulrich Siegele zum 60. Geburtstag. Cassel, 1991. Friedrich Smend Festschrift fur Friedrich Smend zum 70. Geburtstag. Berlin, 1963. 6 Other essay collections Karl Matthaei, ed. Internationale Bach-Gesellschaft Schaffhausen: Bach Gedenkschrift, 1950.

Bach als Ausleger der Bibel: theologische und musikwissenschaftliche Studien zum Werk Johann Sebastian Bachs. Gottingen, 1985. [Essays] Peter Williams, ed. Bach, Handel, Scarlatti: tercentenary essays. Cambridge, 1985. [Essays] Bachtage Berlin: Vortrage 1970 bis 1981—Sammelband. Edited by Gunther Wagner. Neuhausen-Stuttgart, 1985A little more than a decade's worth of addresses (not all on Bach) given in connection with the annual Berlin Bachtage. George Stauffer and Ernest May, eds. S. Bach as organist: his instruments, music, and performance practices.

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