By Carol K. Baron

ISBN-10: 1580461905

ISBN-13: 9781580461900

ISBN-10: 1580466559

ISBN-13: 9781580466554

The Leipzig middle-class developed with the cooperation and gratitude of an extravagant, grasping, and disinterested absolutist ruler. Bach's altering international files how this neighborhood and different German groups spoke back to numerous non secular, social, and political calls for that emerged through the years of the composer's lifetime. An permitted, in demand, and depended on member of this neighborhood, as evidenced by way of the commissions he got for secular celebrations from royalty and individuals of the middle-class alike -- as well as functioning as church composer -- Bach shared its values.BR> individuals: Carol okay. Baron, Susan H. Gillespie, Katherine Goodman, Joyce L. Irwin, Tanya Kevorkian, Ulrich Siegele, John Van Cleve, and Ruben Weltsch. Carol okay. Baron is Fellow for all times within the division of track at Stony Brook collage, the place she used to be co-founder and administrator of the Bach Aria competition and Institute.

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The attitudes in Prussia and Saxony toward large-scale entrepreneurs could not have diverged more. Frederick William I’s mercantilist obsessions turned on irrational assumptions, despite his having cameralist theorists in the service of the state. 53 Thus, although his father, King Frederick I, had improved Berlin’s economy by encouraging craftsmen and artists when he expanded court life, the city’s “economic upturn” was interrupted when Frederick William I “reject[ed] luxury production and . .

The philosophers’ “reserve, their refusal of pressing invitations, and their outright hostility” were more significant than either their accepting his patronage—as Voltaire and Christian Wolff had—or their words of praise (485). Voltaire was admittedly self-serving (462–63). 65. “Forkel’s Biography of Bach,” in The New Bach Reader: A Life of Johann Sebastian Bach in Letters and Documents, ed. Hans David, Arthur Mendel, and Christoph Wolff (New York: W. W. Norton, revised 2000), 426. 66. Gay, Science of Freedom, 485.

Baron in 1711, produced bibles cheaply; the Elers Press produced the other works. (From Oskar Söhngen, “Festrede,” in Die bleibende Bedeutung des Pietismus (Witten and Berlin: Cansteinsche Bibelanstalt, 1960) 14; Joachim Böhme, “Heinrich Juylius Elers, ein Freund und Mitarbeiter A. H. , F. U. Berlin, 1956), 157. 8. Israel, Radical Enlightenment, 106–7; Albert Ward, Book Production, Fiction, and the German Reading Public, 1740–1800 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974), 175, n. 2; quote is from J. Schmidt, Geschichte des geistigen Lebens in Deutschland von Leibniz auf Lessings Tod (Leipzig, 1862–64), ii, 186.

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