Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 September 2016

432 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190275259

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Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio

Music, Theology, Culture

Markus Rathey

  • First major study of the Christmas Oratorio in English
  • Includes detailed analysis of manuscript sources
  • Sheds new light on the compositional process and the genesis of the piece
  • Places Bach's oratorio in the theological and cultural context of the early 18th century