David Moroney: Bach - An Extraordinary Life


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Media: Book
Composer: J.S. Bach
Series: An Extraordinary Life
Catalogue #: D1908
ISBN: 9781860961908
This Item Earns 21 Musicroom Points

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Bach specialist and leading harpsichordist Davitt Moroney's witty, lucid and revealing account of Johann Sebastian Bach's life is also a perceptive assessment of the composer's genius and his influence on the development of Western Music.

This fascinating biography will be of great interest to concert-goers, CD collectors, social historians and students.



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Customer Rating I did not expect to engage with this book, not being much of a historian or particularly religious. I knew that much of Bach's works were written for the church. In the past I had only considered Bach's musical genius and his music, but never thought of him as a man.
This book is not a difficult read, but can be quite tricky to follow in places, as the tale is not linear, and would benefit from a flow chart of his career path, a list of his friends and colleagues and a family tree; there are a lot of Bach's!
The book has brought Bach to life for me and I'm certain that this, in turn, will help me to bring his music to life. For anyone interested in music, I recommend this book; I totally enjoyed it and will re-read soon.
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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 10/06/2000
Format: Biography
Length: 122 pages
Language: English
Publisher: ABRSM Publishing
Author: Davitt Moroney

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