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Bach Perspectives, Volume 10: Bach and the Organ

Matthew Dirst


A publication of the American Bach Society, this book pioneers new areas of research into the life, times, and music of the master composer. This volume is a collection of groundbreaking essays exploring various aspects of Johann Sebastian Bach's organ-related activities. Bach's report on Johann Scheibe's organ at St. Paul's Church in Leipzig is reconsidered. The likely provenance and purpose of a collection of chorale harmonizations copied in Dresden is clarified. The ways various independent trio movements served Bach as an artist and teacher is investigated. The origins of concerted Bach ca ... More

Keywords: chorale harmonizations, Johann Scheibe, St. Paul's Church, Dresden, Leipzig, cantata movements, German Baroque organ, Johann Sebastian Bach, Heaven

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780252040191
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040191.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Dirst, editor