GRIGSBY, Nicholas

PhD University of Waikato 2014 Pages:

Bach’s Creative Journey: A Study of Source, Circumstance, Genre, Interpretation and Procedure in the Earliest Music of J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

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Link to Thesis: http://researchcommons.waikato.ac.nz/handle/10289/9625

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Abstract/Summary/Outline:

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is one of the most researched composers in Western music, yet attempts to comprehend the universal personality of the man continue unabated. The earliest period of his creative life, between 1685 and 1705, presents many, as yet unsolved, problems, and what is becoming apparent is the need for a further, fresh perspective on his earliest creative development.
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