By Carol K. Baron
The Leipzig middle-class advanced with the cooperation and gratitude of an extravagant, grasping, and disinterested absolutist ruler. Bach's altering global files how this neighborhood and different German groups answered to various spiritual, social, and political calls for that emerged in the course of the years of the composer's lifetime. An approved, sought after, and depended on member of this group, as evidenced by way of the commissions he acquired for secular celebrations from royalty and participants of the middle-class alike -- as well as functioning as church composer -- Bach shared its values.BR> individuals: Carol ok. Baron, Susan H. Gillespie, Katherine Goodman, Joyce L. Irwin, Tanya Kevorkian, Ulrich Siegele, John Van Cleve, and Ruben Weltsch. Carol ok. Baron is Fellow for all times within the division of tune at Stony Brook college, the place she used to be co-founder and administrator of the Bach Aria competition and Institute.
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72. Werner Neumann, Bach-Dokumente 1 (Leipzig and Kassel: Bärenreiter), no. 92; David, Mendel, and Wolff, eds, New Bach Reader, 105. 73. Martin Geck questioned unanimity between community sensibilities and official orthodox theology in 1967 in “The Ultimate Goal of Bach’s Art,” Bach 35/1: 35, tr. Alfred Mann; originally, “Bachs künstlerischer Endzweck,” in Festschrift für Walter Wiora, ed. Ludwig Finscher and Christoph Hellmut Mahling (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1967). However his perception of discrepancies was limited to the infiltration of Pietism.
Paney, 1892–1970). 25. Stefan Berger, “Prussia in History and Historiography from the Eighteenth to the Nineteenth Century,” in The Rise of Prussia, ed. Philip G. Dwyer (Essex: Pearson Education Limited, 2000), 30. 26. Sheehan’s German History, whose focus begins in the last third of the 18th century, relies on the Prussian orientation but introduces aspects of Saxon distinctiveness when the information is available. , Saxony in German History: Culture, Society, and Politics, 1830–1933 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000), which, however, concentrates on the century leading to 1933.
Philip G. , 2000), 208; Wilson, Absolutism, 30–31. ” In “the new military and centralized state,” the nobility’s representative assemblies “became unimportant and powerless provincial representations” when “above them appeared the new officialdom of the unified state, overwhelmingly superior in force and power” (46–47). Melton, in “The Prussian Junkers 1600–1786,” disagrees with Hintze’s evaluation of the tensions (93). 34. The Treaty of Westphalia, among other legal treaties of the Post-Lutheran Reformation period, is discussed in chapter 2.