Faber Pocket Guide to Bach PDF ePub eBook

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Faber Pocket Guide to Bach free pdf The music of J.S.Bach has a unique power and attraction some 300 years after it was written. From annual performances of the great Passions and BBC Radio 3's hugely successful Bach Christmas, to its use in adverts, films and popular arrangements, the imaginative strength of Bach's music continues to draw listeners to explore its mysteries. This new pocket guide looks at all Bach's music, sacred and secular, and explores why he speaks so profoundly to our age about both the spiritual and the sensual in life. Among the features of this easy-to-use book: The Bach Top Ten Bach - The music work by work and Performing Bach today Bach - The life year by year What people said about Bach.

About Sir Nicholas Kenyon, CBE

Sir Nicholas Kenyon, CBE, has been Managing Director of the Barbican Centre since 2007. He was Director of the BBC Proms from 1996 to 2007, and Controller, BBC Radio 3, from 1992 to 1998. He has written The Faber Pocket Guide to Mozart, the history of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the biography of Simon Rattle, edited the influential volume Authenticity and Early Music and co-edited Proms: A New History. He was knighted in 2008. He lives in London with his wife and four children.

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Author : Sir Nicholas Kenyon, CBE
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 17 March 2011
ISBN : 0571233279
EAN : 9780571233274
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 512 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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