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Published: 01 May 2015

632 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190217297

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Tears into Wine

J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts

Eric Chafe

  • Draws on extensive research into 17th and 18th century Lutheran theological writings
  • Presents a fresh intepretation of a well-known and widely-performed work
  • Provides an in depth exploration of the relationship between J.S. Bach's music and theology
  • Includes the full text and translation of the liturgical readings that would have accompanied Cantata 21's first performance