Bach

Music in the Castle of Heaven

by John Eliot Gardiner

Bach

Hardcover, 628 pages, Knopf, List Price: $35 | purchase

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One of the modern world's leading conductor delivers an assessment of the life and achievements of the 18th-century master composer. The book shares scholarly insights into how Bach worked, how his music is constructed, how it achieves its effects — and what it can tell us about Bach the man.

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