J.S. Bach by Albert Schweitzer

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Independent of his international renown as a humanitarian, Albert Schweitzer is well known as a great musicologist; a reputation that rests largely upon this book. Schweitzer's J. S. Bach is one of the great full-length studies of the composer, his life, and his work. Its influence on the subsequent performance of Bach's music was enormous, and there is scarcely a later work on Bach which does not acknowledge a deep debt to Schweitzer's. Grove's Dictionary says of the book, "Schweitzer has probably been more quoted than any authority since Spitta."

Dover Publications, 2012.
2 volumes.
ISBN: 9780486216317, 9780486216324.
428, 498 pp.
Softcover. Near fine.