Johann Sebastian Bach: His Life, Art, and Work
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Johann Sebastian Bach: His Life, Art, and Work

By Johann Nikolaus Forkel
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • FORKEL'S PREFACE
  • CHAPTER I. THE FAMILY OF BACH
  • Chapter II. THE CAREER OF BACH
  • CHAPTER IIA.113BACH AT LEIPZIG, 1723-1750
  • CHAPTER III. BACH AS A CLAVIER PLAYER
  • CHAPTER IV. BACH THE ORGANIST
  • CHAPTER V. BACH THE COMPOSER
  • CHAPTER VI. BACH THE COMPOSER (continued)
  • CHAPTER VII. BACH AS A TEACHER
  • CHAPTER VIII. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • CHAPTER IX. BACH'S COMPOSITIONS
    • I. Compositions For The Clavier
    • II. Music For The Clavier With Other Instruments
    • III. Compositions For The Organ
    • IV. Instrumental Music
    • V. Vocal Music
  • CHAPTER X. BACH'S MANUSCRIPTS
  • CHAPTER XI. THE GENIUS OF BACH
  • APPENDIX I. CHRONOLOGICAL CATALOGUE OF BACH'S COMPOSITIONS
    • I. CATALOGUE OF BACH'S COMPOSITIONS PRIOR TO HIS APPOINTMENT TO WEIMAR IN JUNE 1708, in his twenty-fourth year.327
      • VOCAL:—
      • CLAVIER328:—
      • Organ330:—
    • VOCAL:—
    • CLAVIER328:—
    • Organ330:—
    • II. Catalogue Of Bach's Compositions At Weimar, 1708-17, from his twenty-fourth to his thirty-third year.
      • Vocal:—
      • Clavier:—
      • Organ:—
    • Vocal:—
    • Clavier:—
    • Organ:—
    • III. Catalogue Of Bach's Compositions At Cöthen, 1717-23, from his thirty-third to his thirty-ninth year.
      • Vocal:—
      • Clavier:—
      • Chamber333:—
      • Orchestral:335—
      • Organ:—
    • Vocal:—
    • Clavier:—
    • Chamber333:—
    • Orchestral:335—
    • Organ:—
    • IV. Catalogue Of Bach's Compositions At Leipzig, 1723-34, from his thirty-ninth to his fiftieth year.
      • Vocal:—
      • Clavier:—
      • Orchestral:—
      • Organ:—
    • Vocal:—
    • Clavier:—
    • Orchestral:—
    • Organ:—
    • V. Catalogue Of Bach's Compositions At Leipzig, 1735-50, from his fifty-first year to his death.
      • Vocal:—
      • Clavier:—
      • Chamber:—
      • Organ:—
    • Vocal:—
    • Clavier:—
    • Chamber:—
    • Organ:—
  • APPENDIX II. THE CHURCH CANTATAS ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY
    • (1) COMPOSED AT ARNSTADT (see also Nos. 150, 189.)
    • (2) COMPOSED AT MÜLHAUSEN (see also Nos. 150, 189.)
    • (3) COMPOSED AT WEIMAR. (See also Nos. 12, 72, 80, 164, 168, 186.)
    • (4) COMPOSED AT CÖTHEN. (See also Nos. 22 and 23.)
    • (5) COMPOSED AT LEIPZIG. 1723-34. (See also Nos. 31, 70, 134, 147, 158, 173.)
    • (6) COMPOSED AT LEIPZIG: 1735-50
  • APPENDIX III. THE BACHGESELLSCHAFT EDITIONS OF BACH'S WORKS
    • (A) PUBLICATIONS OF THE BACHGESELLSCHAFT
    • (B) PUBLICATIONS OF THE NEW BACHGESELLSCHAFT
  • APPENDIX IV. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BACH LITERATURE
    • I. Germany
    • II. France
    • III. Great Britain
    • IV. United States Of America
    • V. Holland
    • VI. Belgium
    • VII. Russia
  • APPENDIX V. A COLLATION OF THE NOVELLO AND PETERS EDITIONS OF THE ORGAN WORKS
  • APPENDIX VI. GENEALOGY OF THE FAMILY OF BACH
  • Footnotes
  • Credits
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