The Cantatas of J. S. Bach
With Their Librettos in German-English Parallel Text
analytical commentary. This format makes it extremely useful as a reference work for anyone listening to, performing in, or studying any of the Bach cantatas.
All the cantata librettos are given in German-English parallel text. For the English edition the text has been carefully revised to bring it up to date, taking account of recent Bach scholarship. - ;An indispensable reference work is finally available in a handsome English translation, and for that we should be thankful. - Matthew Dirst, Music and Letters;For students studying Bach's cantatas, this book is the best reading material currently available. This is a book that every university library must have on its shelf. - Bach Bibliography Book Review
984 pages; ISBN 9780191538186
Title: The Cantatas of J. S. Bach
Author: Alfred Dürr; Richard Jones