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The Bethlehem Bach Choir

Raymond Walters

The Bethlehem Bach Choir

an historical and interpretative sketch.

by Raymond Walters

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Bethlehem.
    • Subjects:
    • Bach Choir of Bethlehem (Bethlehem, Pa.),
    • Music -- Pennsylvania -- Bethlehem.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1918 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML200.8.B562 B34 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 289 p.
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4576834M
      ISBN 100404072003
      LC Control Number77135726
      OCLC/WorldCa141478

      Hardcover; Silver Anniversary Edition; attached to the back end page is a letter dated March 8, from the director of the Bethlehem Bach Choir, and on the page before, the programme for the June 16 performances in Hershey, Pa.; fading and shelf wear to exterior; note written on second front end page; fading to pages; otherwise. The Bethlehem Choral Union (renamed the Bach Choir of Bethlehem in ) gave the first complete American performances of many of J.S. Bach's major choral works during the 's and 's. The Bethlehem Bach Festival, which began in , takes place in May and each year presents the Mass in B minor (BWV ) and other choral and.


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OCLC Number: Description: x, [1],[1] pages: frontispiece, plates (2 double) portraits, facsimile ; 23 cm: Contents: From pioneer days to the era of steel --The beginnings of Bach singing in Bethlehem --The Bach festivals, --The festivals at Lehigh University --The Bethlehem Bach choir in New York --Dr.

Fred Wolle, conductor of the Bach choir --Mr. Charles M. Schwab. Bethlehem Morning tells the miraculous story of Christmas through traditional carols and Christmas favorites, but it also reminds us that the story of God’s love didn’t stop there.

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Bach’s “Magnificat,” which the choir first performed inand, for the first time, the choir performs G. Handel’s. The Bach Choir of Bethlehem owes a debt of gratitude to these leaders, who have furthered the legacy and mission of America's oldest Bach choir, which performs the works of Bach and promotes.

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It was only in when the orchestra began to be listed in the program book for the annual Bethlehem Bach Festival, so it is not clear regarding the years Tabuteau played before that time.

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