The Organs of J. S. Bach is a complete and interesting consultant to the organs encountered by means of Bach all through Germany in his roles as organist, live performance artist, examiner, instructor, and customer. Newly revised and up to date, the book's entries are indexed alphabetically via geographical situation, from Arnstadt to Zschortau, offering an easy-to-reference overview.
Includes precise organ-specific information:
high-quality colour photographs
each instrument's heritage, its connection to Bach, and its disposition as Bach could have identified it
architectural histories of the church buildings housing the instruments
identification of church organists
Lynn Edwards Butler's swish translation of Christoph Wolff and Markus Zepf's quantity contains new study and lots of corrections and updates to the unique German variation. Bibliographical references are up-to-date to incorporate English-language resources, and the interpretation contains an elevated essay via Christoph Wolff on Bach as organist, organ composer, and organ expert.
The quantity comprises maps, a timeline of organ-related occasions, transcriptions of Bach's organ experiences, a consultant to reading organs attributed to Saxony's most renowned organ builder Gottfried Silbermann, and biographical info on organ builders.
Publication of this quantity is supported by means of the yankee Bach Society.