Music in the Castle of Heaven
(11 Reviews)
Music in the Castle of Heaven







Music in the Castle of Heaven

(46 Reviews)
In some ways this book is an autobiography of Gardiner and his search for information to understand Bach, wrapped in a biography of Bach.


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What Gardiner offers is an intimate knowledge of the choral music.It was making me long for a novel, and a frothy one at that. His novice bassoonist, three years his senior, was Johann Heinrich Geyersbach. Campfire Songs, Ballads, and Lullabies: Folk Music I read this as an audio book downloaded from Audible.

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann

Gardiner notes how inured Bach must have been to pain and grief: he lost his parents during childhood, and 12 of his own 20 children died before reaching the age of three. The Divergent Companion Bisweilen gebraucht Gardiner sehr viele Worte, so wie ja auch sein wiegender oder tanzender Dirigier-Stil manchmal sehr gestenreich und emotional sein kann.The libretto is of a terrible silliness. Of God and Cuba I love the cantatas, passions, masses...The goal was to play again the Baroque music with more close to the authenticity: instrument of time, diapason with 451 herz, cord in bowel.. Die geschützten Männer Some of the ways Gardiner organized the discussion of cantatas was also pretty unsatisfying, with a fair amount of jumping abruptly from one to the next.

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann

Still a book about Bach, the musician of the musicians, the boss.Simply as a biography this is splendid, but the fact that it comes with such a wealth of musical understanding and experience makes it invaluable. The result is a unique book about one of the greatest of all creative artists.Setting the music in front of his raw student ensemble, the twenty-year-old Bach had either seriously miscalculated or was being deliberately provocative. It is often said that the skill of a good teacher lies in making the students interested (in essence, in showing enough passion in the subject to make it come alive), rather than choosing interesting things to teach.