An American Edition of the Bach "St. Matthew Passion" Part I

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This subject has been chosen by the writer for the purpose of discussing these problems of performance, arising with the composition, the St. Matthew Passion, by J. S. Bach. Since Bach was a German and wrote in that language, the edition used is called the American edition. The performances in America are, with few exceptions, based upon translations which must be accurately edited so as not to obscure Bach's intentions.

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xii, 132 leaves: music

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Payne, Virginia S. (Virginia St. Clair), 1920- August 1943.

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This subject has been chosen by the writer for the purpose of discussing these problems of performance, arising with the composition, the St. Matthew Passion, by J. S. Bach. Since Bach was a German and wrote in that language, the edition used is called the American edition. The performances in America are, with few exceptions, based upon translations which must be accurately edited so as not to obscure Bach's intentions.

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xii, 132 leaves: music

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Payne, Virginia S. (Virginia St. Clair), 1920-. An American Edition of the Bach "St. Matthew Passion" Part I, thesis, August 1943; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663155/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .