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Something of his Art : Walking to Lubeck with J. S. Bach, Hardback Book

Something of his Art : Walking to Lubeck with J. S. Bach Hardback

Part of the Field Notes series



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 L beck 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.

L beck 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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