Elie tells how musicians have restored Bach as a universally revered composer and revolutionized the ways that music figures in our lives. Two centuries after the eighteenth-century composer's death, musicians have taken advantage of breakthroughs in audio and digital recording to broadcast Bach's music beyond the church and concert hall, make it the sound of Hollywood in Fantasia, and return his concertos and cello suites to modern audiences.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR Paul Elie, for many years a senior editor with FSG, is now a senior fellow with Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. His first book, The life you save may be your own, received the PEN/Martha Albrand Prize and was a National Book Critics Circle award finalist in 2003. He lives in New York City. WHAT: Featuring novels, biographies, memoirs and monographs about classical music, composers, musicians and history, Book Notes is your literary gateway to learning more about the music you love.
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