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Published by Concordia Pub. House in St. Louis .
Written in English


  • Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 -- Religion.,
  • Calov, Abraham, 1612-1686.

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Edition Notes

Statementintroduction, annotations, and editing by Robin A. Leaver.
ContributionsLeaver, Robin A.
LC ClassificationsML410.B1 J18 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3026304M
ISBN 100570013291
LC Control Number85006706

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Oct 18,  · Bible Marginalia- The J.S. Bach Bible #15 in the Bible Marginalia Series In her book Writing in the Margins, Lisa Hickman recounts this wonderful story. of Bible Marginalia. will be kept in a rare book library someday, they certainly can be a blessing to the generations to come after us. Books about Bach & his Music: This section of the Bach Cantatas Website (BCW) contains Reviews & Discussions of Books about J.S. Bach & his music, most of which have been compiled from the Bach Cantatas Mailing List (BCML) & Bach Recordings Mailing List (BRML). Jan 20,  · I too am interested in the composer’s thoughts on the bible and his writings. I found this book that has all the notations as well as facsimiles of the pages from his Calov Bible (the bible Bach used) and even commentary on Bach’s religious life. Title: J S Bach and Scripture – Glosses from the Calov Bible Commentary. Editor’s Note: Throughout October , Concordia hosted on campus a historic display of Reformation-era rare books. Over 2, visitors viewed in person 40 original items which told the Reformation story beginning with a leaf from the Gutenberg Bible (c. ) and culminating in J. S. Bach’s personal, annotated “Calov” Bible ().

J. S. BACH - THE COMPLETE CANTATAS In German-English translation by Richard Stokes Introduction by Martin Neary pages Scarecrow Press, Bach’s cantatas are settings of sacred texts (and secular texts, for a handful of them) to music, in a structure that alternates chorales, arias, and recitatives. J.S. Bach and the Bible. When he was 48, Johann Sebastian Bach (who died years ago) acquired a copy of Luther's three-volume translation of the Bible. He pored over it as if it were a long-lost treasure. He underlined passages, corrected errors in the text and commentary. J.S. Bach: The Theologian Inside, Composer Outside. Paul Sohn; He studied the Bible rigorously. At the age of 48, Bach acquired Luther’s three-volume translation of the Bible. “He underlined passages, correct errors in the test and commentary, inserted missing words, and made notes in the margin.” Get This Book. J. S. Bach and Scripture 69 already in his frrst series of lectures on the Psalms, delivered between 15 13 and 15 Within a decade Luther's study of this psalm would lead to the composing of a paraphrase heralding the truth of the word of God in the vicissitudes of the Reformation.