Chapter

Introduction

Russell Stinson

in The Reception of Bach's Organ Works from Mendelssohn to Brahms

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780195171099
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199865239 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171099.003.0001
Introduction

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Musicology and Music History

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter examines Bach's organ works through the points of view of the most prominent composers in all of music history—Mendelssohn, Brahms, Schumann, and Lizst. It discusses that these prominent composers borrowed from Bach's organ compositions in creating their own masterpieces. It also investigates how the four composers influenced one another in this regard.

Keywords: Mendelssohn; Brahms; Schumann; Lizst; Bach's organ works

Chapter.  948 words. 

Subjects: Musicology and Music History

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.