TITLE

J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos as a meaningful set

AUTHOR(S)
Marissen, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Summer93, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concertos from a historical context of Bach's musical, religious and social environment. Tonal schemes in Bach's instrumental collections; Interpretation of the Brandenburg Concertos as a meaningful set; Significance of the number of pieces in the collection; Dispositional scheme in the tonal layout; Rationalizing the ordering of the F-G-D-B-flat pitches.
ACCESSION #
9308315952

 

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