Bach, the Mass in B minor : the great Catholic Mass
George Stauffer explores the music and complex history of Bach's last and possibly greatest masterpiece. Stauffer demonstrates Bach's reliance on contemporary models from the Dresden mass repertory and his brilliantly innovative methods of unifying his immense composition.
Print Book, English, 2003
Yale University Press, New Haven, 2003
xiv, 311 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Late Baroque church Mass : Catholic and Lutheran
Composition of the B-minor Mass
Kyrie and Gloria
Sanctus and Agnus Dei
B-minor Mass after Bach's death : survival, revival, and reinterpretation
Issues of performance practice
"Great Catholic Mass."
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Schirmer, 1997