1st Edition

C.P.E. Bach A Guide to Research

By Doris Bosworth Powers Copyright 2002
    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    Although he is the son of J. S. Bach, C. P. E. Bach is an important composer in his own right, this long-awaited annotated bibliography presents a complete listing of the works of C. P. E. Bach. This volume in the Routledge Music Bibliographies series includes many different aspects of his work: the editing of his father's masterpieces, his concertos and sonatas and theoretical essays. Doris Powers also collects writings that consider C. P. E. Bach's influence, the reception of his works and the cultural milieu in which Bach composed.

    1. Introduction: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach 1714 - 1788
    2. Basic Resources, Part I: Catalogs, Indexes, and Other Sources
    3. Basic Resources, Part II: C.P.E. Bachiana: Writings and Letters
    4. Editing and Editions: An Historical View
    5. Biographical Materials
    6. C.P.E. Bach's Legacy: His Estate and Reception
    7. Bach's Cultural Milieu and Aesthetics
    8. Analysis and Criticism of Compositions and Writings
    9. Performance Practices
    Author Index: Authors, Editors, Translators, and Reviewers
    Index of Bach's Compositions Referenced in Citations
    Subject Index


    Doris Powers

    "Doris Powers' C.P.E. Bach: A Guide to Research does an excellent job of capturing the history and current state of research in the field." --Fontis Artis Musicae