By Eric Chafe
Concentrating on a small variety of consultant cantatas, in general from the Leipzig cycles of 1723-24 and 1724-25, and particularly on Cantata seventy seven, Chafe exhibits how Bach strove to reflect either the dogma and the secret of non secular event in musical allegory. Analyzing Bach Cantatas bargains useful info at the theological relevance of the constitution of the liturgical yr for the layout and content material of those works, in addition to a survey of the theories of modality that tell Bach's compositional sort. Chafe demonstrates that, whereas Bach definitely hired "pictorialism" and word-painting in his compositions, his approach to writing song used to be a extra complicated amalgam of theological options and tune thought. concerning the cantatas as musical allegories that replicate the elemental tenets of Lutheran theology as tested in the course of Bach's lifetime, Chafe synthesizes a couple of key musical and theological principles to light up the basic personality of those nice works.
This designated and insightful e-book deals a necessary method for realizing one of many significant our bodies of labor within the Western musical canon. it's going to turn out imperative for all scholars and students of Bach's paintings, musicology, and theological studies.
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