Something of His Art - Walking to Lubeck with J S Bach

Author(s): Horatio CLARE


In the depths of winter in 1705 the young Johann Sebastian Bach, then unknown as a composer and earning a modest living as a teacher and organist, set off on a long journey by foot to Lübeck to visit the composer Dieterich Buxterhude, a distance of more than 250 miles. This journey and its destination were a pivotal point in the life of arguably the greatest composer the world has yet seen. Lübeck was Bach's moment, when a young teacher with a reputation for intolerance of his pupils' failings began his journey to become the master of the Baroque.


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  • : 9781908213648
  • : Dovecote Press, The
  • : Little Toller Books
  • : November 2018
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  • : Horatio CLARE
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 914.304883
  • : 96