"Musical Perfection": Reflecting on the Contemporary and Timeless Bach Chorales

Frank E Fortunato

Abstract


Frank Fortunato reflects on the chorales of J. S. Bach. As he looks back over years of enjoyment playing, singing, and studying the chorales, he asks: What is the place of the Bach chorales for the present-day church congregation?

As an appendix, Fortunato lists a selection of recommended resources for further study of the chorales.


Keywords


Bach; chorales; singing; keyboard; choral; choir; chorus; church; worship; contemporary; music; composition; Lutheran; German; English

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