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Bach Perspectives, Volume 9
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Bach Perspectives, Volume 9: J. S. Bach and His German Contemporaries

Andrew Talle


This addition to the Bach Perspectives series offers a counter-narrative to the isolated genius status that J. S. Bach and his music currently enjoy. The book contextualizes Bach by examining the output, reputation, and compositional practices of his contemporaries in Germany whose work was widely played and enjoyed in his time, including Georg Philipp Telemann, Christoph Graupner, Gottlieb Muffat, and Johann Adolf Scheibe. Chapters place Bach and his work in relation to his peers, examining avenues of composition they took while he did not and showing how differing treatments of the same subj ... More

Keywords: J. S. Bach, Germany, Georg Philipp Telemann, Christoph Graupner, Gottlieb Muffat, Johann Adolf Scheibe, music

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780252038136
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252038136.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Talle, editor
The Johns Hopkins University