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The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach free pdf The Aesthetic of Johann Sebastian Bach (L'Esthethique de Jean-Sebastien Bach), by the celebrated French musicologist Andre Pirro (1869-1943), was originally published in 1907 and reissued in 1973. It is offered here for the first time in English, as translated by Joe Armstrong. Pirro's work is based primarily on an examination of the close relationships between language and music in Bach's vocal works and provides us with an extensive and well-researched "lexicon" of the expressive resources of Bach and his contemporaries. Pirro's study thus serves as a still sound basis for understanding and interpreting Bach's instrumental works. Pirro's engaging analysis that has informed and even moved discerning readers for more than a century. This translation introduces his work to a new audience of performers, music teachers and their students, composers, musicologists, and all who wish to have a greater understanding of the expressive import of Bach's music.

About Andre Pirro

Author Andre Pirro (1869-1943) was a pioneer of modern French musicology who published numerous books and articles on music. Born in Saint-Dizier, France, he studied law and letters at the Sorbonne and attended the organ classes of Cesar Franck and Charles-Marie Widor at the Paris Conservatory. He later became a member of the directorial committee of the Schola Cantorum, where he also taught organ and music history. In 1912, he succeeded Romain Rolland as professor of music history at the Sorbonne. Translator Joe Armstrong is a flutist who has specialized in teaching the Alexander Technique to professional musicians in the Boston area since 1972. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University, the University of Illinois, and Tufts University, as well as the Constructive Teaching Centre in London, England. He has cowritten and published two books and numerous articles related to the Alexander Technique and musical performance.

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Author : Andre Pirro
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 13 June 2014
ISBN : 1442232900
EAN : 9781442232907
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 518 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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