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Bach and Tuning (Paperback) (Johnny Reinhard)

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Bach and Tuning is strictly concerned with the identification of a historically accurate tuning paradigm that applies to the great majority of Johann Sebastian Bach’s music. Once Bach has his personal tuning aesthetic acknowledged, a new dimension of meaning is invoked in performance through the intended interplay of diverse musical intervals. This new narrative lays bare Bach’s mental calculations regarding his idealized intonation. Bach, the true chromatic composer of the Baroque, was the scion of a great music family. Likewise, Andreas Werckmeister was the bright star in a neighboring musical family, only a generation earlier. Bach and Tuning connects the valuable tuning contribution made by Werckmeister to Bach’s musical masterpieces.

Number of Pages: 297
Genre: Music, Mathematics
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Sources and Studies in Music History from Antiquity to the Present
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Author: Johnny Reinhard
Language: English
Street Date: September 30, 2016
TCIN: 53066163
UPC: 9783631672051
Item Number (DPCI): 248-52-7491
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