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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach Christian Encounters Series

By Rick Marschall
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.53 Stars

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On 8/4 Melissa M. wrote:  Though I was a bit slow to finish reading this, I enjoyed it. Having known very little about Bach except that he wrote "To the Glory of God Alone" (in Latin) on many of his musical works, it was fascinating to find out more about the man. In a manageable length and style, Rick Marschall gives highlights ... Johann Sebastian Bach - Book Review

Melissa M.'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/4 Rachel wrote: Johann Sebastian Bachfrom the Series: Christian EncountersBy Rick MarschallThomas NelsonAs a Christian who happens to be a musician, it is always interesting to learn more about the Christian lives of composers and artists. However, as the author, Rick Marschall says, "It is not necessary to be a learned ... Book Review::Johann Sebastian Bach,

Rachel's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/17 Heather Mentzer wrote: "The aim and final reason of all music should be none else but the glory of God and refreshing the soul." This quote from J.S. Bach, taken from Rick Marschall's Christian Encounter book titled after the famous composer, provides the key theme that resonates throughout the book. Marschall's brief, easy-to-read ... Back to Bach - A Christian Encounter

Heather's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/15 Kimmy wrote: found this eBook about Johann Sebastian Bach to be extremely eye-opening. Before, I knew of Bach and his work but I had no idea that his musical talent sprouted from his devotion to God. I found this book to be quite educational and a good read for those who might be interested in their musical favorites ... Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marshall

Kimmy's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/12 Karen Adams wrote: "The aim and final reason of all music should be none else but the glory of God and refreshing the soul. Where this is not observed there will be no music, but only a devilish hubbub." -J.S. Bach Rick Marschall's short biography of the great composer, J.S. Bach, gives a broad--albeit sometimes dry--overview ... Book Review: Johann Sebastian Bach

Karen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/23 John Harris wrote: When you think of the greatest music ever recorded do you think of The Beatles? Mozart? What about Christian music? If you consider Christian music at all you probably think first of the songs you hear on K-LOVE, the nationally syndicated Christian radio station. You might consider some of the great ... Can Great Music be Christian Music?

John's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/21 Keith Ferguson wrote: "The aim and final reason of all music should be none else but the glory of God and refreshing the soul. Where this is not observed there will be no music, but only a devilish hubbub." -J.S. Bach Rick Marshall has written a brief introduction to the life of Johann Sebastian Bach for the Christian Encounters ... Good Introduction to Bach's Work & Worldview

Keith's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/15 Kandace Kirk wrote: Johann Sebastian Bach written by Rick Marschall is simply a book in detail about how Bach came to be. It starts out with the background, country, and era from which his music originated. The author then explains the family in which he was raised. Apparently, they were all rather musically inclined and ... Johann Sebastian Bach

Kandace's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/7 Ricky Kirk wrote: Rick Marschall adds his voice to the Christian Encounters series with his brief biography, Johann Sebastian Bach.This biography provides the reader with a glimpse into the life of one of the most well-known composers the world has known. His compositions are well recognized by many, however few know ... Encountering Bach

Ricky's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/14 Jonathan Aigner wrote: This was a very good read, primarily because Johann Sebastian Bach is an irresistible subject. His was a life devoted to creating beauty through music, both sacred and secular. Though he was quite prolific during his lifetime, he fell into and remained in relative obscurity until the 19th century, ...

Jonathan's Rating:

4 Stars