Engaging Bach (Musical Performance and Reception) by Matthew Dirst

By Matthew Dirst

greater than the other a part of Bach's output, his keyboard works conveyed the essence of his inimitable artwork to generations of admirers. the numerous responses to this repertory - in scholarly and well known writing, public lectures, musical composition and transcription, performances and versions - ensured its position within the canon and broadened its creator's charm. The early reception of Bach's keyboard song additionally keeps to impact how we comprehend and price it, although we hardly realize that historic continuity. the following, Matthew Dirst investigates how Bach's tune intersects with cultural, social and track background, concentrating on a repertory that's frequently overshadowed in scholarly and well known literature on Bach reception. geared up round the best rules generated by means of Bach's keyboard works from his personal day to the center of the 19th century, this examine exhibits how Bach's notable and long-lasting legacy took form amid severe alterations in eu musical concept and practice.

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