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Author Marissen, Michael.
Title Bach & God / Michael Marissen.
Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
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 Stack 12  780.92 B    IN LIBRARY
Description xxi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-244) and index.
Contents Basic Lutheranism in cantatas. "On the musically theological" in Bach's cantatas ; Historically informed readings of the librettos from Bach's cantatas -- Taking up anti-Judaism in cantatas. Bach's cantata on the destruction of Jerusalem ; Bach's cantatas and "the Jews" in the Gospel of John -- Not taking up anti-Judaism in passion settings. Bach's St. John passion and "the Jews" ; Blood, people, and crowds in Bach's St. Matthew passion -- Religious expression in secular chamber music. The theological character of Bach's Musical offering.
Subject Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Cantatas.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Passions.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Musikalisches Opfer.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Religion.
Church music -- Lutheran Church -- 18th century.
Genre or Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Title Bach and God
ISBN 9780190606954 (hardcover ; alk. paper)