Table of contents for Johann Sebastian Bach : his life and work / by Martin Geck ; translated from the German by John Hargraves.

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Table of Contents
Preface: Approaching Bach
What Do We Know about Bach?
The Grand Old Men of Bach Biography: Forkel, Spitta, Schweitzer
Transmission of the Works
Part 1: The Stations of Bach¿s Life
From Matins Singer to Hofkapellmeister
Cantor at St. Thomas and City Music Director in Leipzig
		The Position and Its New Occupant
		The Early Years in Leipzig 
		The Middle Leipzig Period: ¿Court Composer¿
Director of the Collegium Musicum and Composer of Secular Music
		Aesthetic Controversies, Private Initiatives
		The Later Leipzig Years: The Universalist
		The Bach Household
Part 2: The Vocal Music
	The Early Cantatas and Weimar
	The Leipzig Cantatas
	The Passions
	Secular Cantatas and the Christmas Oratorio
	The Magnificat and the Masses
The Motets
Part 3: The Instrumental Works
	The Art of the Toccata
	The Organ Chorales
	The Cöthen Demonstration Cycles: Inventions and Sinfonias, The Well-Tempered Clavier, Six Solos for Violin
	The Concertos
	The Sonatas and Suites
	The Late Cycles
		The Goldberg Variations
		The Art of Fugue
		The Musical Offering
Part 4: Horizons
	Bach¿s Art
	Bach as a Christian
		Rhetoric and Emblematics
		Proportions and Numerical Relations in Bach¿s Music
		Theological Bach Research between Scholarship and Faith-Inspired Learning
	List of Compositions
	Sources of Plates
	Index of Names

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Criticism and interpretation.