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Exploring the world of J.S. Bach : a traveler's guide / Robert L. Marshall and Traute M. Marshall.

By: Marshall, Robert Lewis.
Contributor(s): Marshall, Traute M, 1942-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: ML410.B13 M37 2016Publication: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2016Description: xxx, 245 p. : ill. (chiefly co.), col. maps ; 22 cm.Notes: "Published in cooperation with the American Bach Society."ISBN: 9780252040313 (hardcover); 0252040317 (hardcover); 9780252081767 (paperback); 0252081765 (paperback).Subject(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Homes and haunts -- Germany | Germany -- Description and travel
Contents:
J.S. Bach's principal residences (chronological). Eisenach 1685-95 -- Ohrdruf 1695-1700 -- Lüneburg 1700-1702 -- Arnstadt 1703-7 -- Mühlhausen 1707-8 -- Weimar 1703, 1708-17 -- Köthen 1717-23 -- Leipzig 1723-50 --
Towns certainly or presumably visited by J.S. Bach (alphabetical). Altenburg and Rötha -- Ammern -- Bad Berka -- Berlin -- Celle and Ebstorf -- Collmen -- Dornheim -- Dresden -- Erfurt -- Freiberg -- Gehren -- Gera -- Görlitz -- Gotha -- Halle -- Hamburg -- Heiligengrabe -- Karlsbad -- Kassel -- Kleinzschocher -- Langewiesen -- Langula -- Lübeck -- Merseburg -- Naumburg -- Nienburg -- Pomßen -- Potsdam -- Sangerhausen -- Schleiz -- Stöntzsch -- Störmthal -- Taubach -- Waltershausen -- Wechmar -- Weißenfels -- Weißensee -- Wiederau -- Zeitz -- Zerbst -- Zschortau.
Summary: A singular resource, Exploring the World of J. S. Bach puts Bach aficionados and classical music lovers in the shoes of the master composer. Bach scholar Robert L. Marshall and veteran writer-translator Traute M. Marshall lead readers on a Baroque Era odyssey through fifty towns where Bach resided, visited, and of course created his works. Drawing on established sources as well as newly available East German archives, the authors describe each site in Bach's time and the present, linking the sites to the biographical information, artistic and historic landmarks, and musical activities associated with each. A wealth of historical illustrations, color photographs, and maps supplement the text, whetting the appetite of the visitor and the armchair traveler alike.
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"Published in cooperation with the American Bach Society."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-225) and index.

J.S. Bach's principal residences (chronological). Eisenach 1685-95 -- Ohrdruf 1695-1700 -- Lüneburg 1700-1702 -- Arnstadt 1703-7 -- Mühlhausen 1707-8 -- Weimar 1703, 1708-17 -- Köthen 1717-23 -- Leipzig 1723-50 --

Towns certainly or presumably visited by J.S. Bach (alphabetical). Altenburg and Rötha -- Ammern -- Bad Berka -- Berlin -- Celle and Ebstorf -- Collmen -- Dornheim -- Dresden -- Erfurt -- Freiberg -- Gehren -- Gera -- Görlitz -- Gotha -- Halle -- Hamburg -- Heiligengrabe -- Karlsbad -- Kassel -- Kleinzschocher -- Langewiesen -- Langula -- Lübeck -- Merseburg -- Naumburg -- Nienburg -- Pomßen -- Potsdam -- Sangerhausen -- Schleiz -- Stöntzsch -- Störmthal -- Taubach -- Waltershausen -- Wechmar -- Weißenfels -- Weißensee -- Wiederau -- Zeitz -- Zerbst -- Zschortau.

A singular resource, Exploring the World of J. S. Bach puts Bach aficionados and classical music lovers in the shoes of the master composer. Bach scholar Robert L. Marshall and veteran writer-translator Traute M. Marshall lead readers on a Baroque Era odyssey through fifty towns where Bach resided, visited, and of course created his works. Drawing on established sources as well as newly available East German archives, the authors describe each site in Bach's time and the present, linking the sites to the biographical information, artistic and historic landmarks, and musical activities associated with each. A wealth of historical illustrations, color photographs, and maps supplement the text, whetting the appetite of the visitor and the armchair traveler alike.

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