Bach and the Patterns of Invention

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    In this major new interpretation of the music of J. S. Bach, we gain a striking picture of the composer as a unique critic of his age. By reading Bach's music "against the grain" of contemporaries such as Vivaldi and Telemann, Laurence Dreyfus explains how Bach's approach to musical invention in a variety of genres posed a fundamental challenge to Baroque aesthetics.

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    Number of Pages: 288
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780674013568
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    Listed in: Baroque music (c 1600 to c 1750), Individual composers & musicians, specific bands & groups
    Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS

    Books by Laurence Dreyfus

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    RRP: £25.95

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