Understanding Bach 4 (2009)

ISSN 1750-3078

Bach: Text and Drama

Editorial (full text)
REINHARD STROHM

New Evidence on Thomaskantor Kuhnau’s Operatic Activities, or: Could Bach have been allowed to compose an Opera? (full text)
MICHAEL MAUL

Passion and Drama in German Literature (full text)
IRMGARD SCHEITLER

The Dramaturgy of Religious Emotions in Bach’s Cantatas: Aristotelian Process in Neoplatonic Frames (full text)
RUTH HACOHEN

Rhetoric, Gesture and Scenic Imagination in Bach’s Music (full text)
REINHOLD KUBIK and MARGIT LEGLER

Recent Discoveries in St Petersburg and their Meaning for the Understanding of Bach’s Cantatas (full text)
TATIANA SHABALINA

Reports

Bach among the Heretics: Inferences from the Cantata Texts (full text)
PETER SMAILL

Relationships between Text and Music in the ‘hybrid’ Recitatives of Bach’s second Leipzig Cantata Cycle (full text)
JULIAN MINCHAM

Report on the Fourth Johann Sebastian Bach Dialogue Meeting (full text)