Bach at Leipzig

Bach at Leipzig

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Charaters: 7 maleFull Length, Comedy/FarceInterior setLeipzig, Germany - 1722. Johann Kuhnau, revered organist of the Thomaskirche, suddenly dies, leaving his post vacant. The town council invites musicians to audition for the coveted position, among them young Johann Sebastian Bach. In an age where musicians depend on patronage from the nobility or the church to pursue their craft, the post at a prominent church in a cultured city is a near guarantee of fame and fortune -which is why some of the candidates are willing to resort to any lengths to secure it. BACH AT LEIPZIG is a fugue-like farcical web of bribery, blackmail, and betrayal set against the backdrop of Enlightenment questions about humanity, God, and art.
Publisher: New York : Samuel French, c2008.
ISBN: 9780573651441
0573651442
Branch Call Number: 812 MOSES
PS3613.O77889 B32 2008
Characteristics: 108 p. ; 18 cm.

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