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The Bach family seven generations of creative genius by Karl Geiringer

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bach family.,
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKarl Geiringer, in collaboration with Irene Geiringer.
ContributionsGeiringer, Irene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.B1 G397 1954a
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 514 p., [26] p. of plates :
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6158947M
LC Control Number54014632
OCLC/WorldCa599914

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The Bach family was of importance in the history of music for nearly two hundred years, with over 50 known musicians and several notable composers, the best-known of whom was Johann Sebastian Bach (–). A family genealogy was drawn up by Johann Sebastian Bach himself in , his 50th year, and completed by his son Carl Philipp Emanuel.. The Bach family never left Thuringia until the. This book documents 15 generations of this family, from the 's in Germany, down to the 's in America. Discover your ancestors! Do you have ancestors with the last name of Bach or Back. The Bach family The Bach family was of importance in the history of music for nearly two hundred years, with over 50 known musicians and several notable composers, the best-known of whom was Johann Sebastian Bach (–). A family genealogy was drawn up by Johann Sebastian Bach himself and completed by his son Carl Philipp Emanuel. The book still had some good teaching moments. It is written in first person from Johann Sebastian’s POV, thus it is a fictionalized nonfiction book. My daughter and I discussed what that means. I also learned that the Bach family were so well-known as musicians in Germany at their time that musicians were called bachs! Loved that bit of trivia!/5(15).

Centered on the life of Johann Sebastian Bach, this composite volume examines the work of all the members of the Bach family. Linked by a family tree which clarifies the genealogy of this complex family, all the major members have separate chapters with a review of their life and works, complemented by a thorough work-list, bibliography and index. The New Grove Bach Family book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. New Grove Bach Family, The, by Emery, Walter, Et Al/5(7). The New Grove Bach family. [Christoph Wolff] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Bach family.; Bach family.; Johann Sebastian Bach: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christoph Wolff. Find more information about: ISBN: Title: music bach family. Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 16) of First Edition, First Printing. pp. Book is near fine, touch of wear at corners, former owner's small name stamp on front endpaper. DJ not price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, 1/2" and 3/4" closed tears at bottom of front panel, 1" tear from top rear flap fold to top of rear.

Available for eBook use; Available for Mobile App use; Available for Server use; Available for Web use (Pay Once license) Purchase the number of pageviews you need to cover your monthly traffic. As long as your traffic does not exceed the licensed amount, you do not need to purchase additional pageviews.   Johann Sebastian Bach, (born March 21 [Ma New Style], , Eisenach, Thuringia, Ernestine Saxon Duchies [Germany]—died J , Leipzig), composer of the Baroque era, the most celebrated member of a large family of north German gh he was admired by his contemporaries primarily as an outstanding harpsichordist, organist, and expert on organ .   The book is by Wardie, Hazel and Tilden Bach. I had borrowed it from a friend and have recently sent for my own copy. It traces the Bach/Back family line From Germany to America and tells the life story of many Kentucky Bach/Back family members. If you are interested the book is $ plus $ shipping. It is well worth the money. The ancestral home of the Bach family is in the German state of name Bach is an occupational hereditary surname, a type of surname that was taken from a word describing or common to the profession of the original bearer. It is a name for a baker in Old German. Bach is also a German local name for someone who lived by a stream, which was originally derived from the German word "bach.