Johann Sebastian Bach Quote

Like all music, the figured bass should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the recreation of the soul; where this is not kept in mind there is no true music, but only an infernal clamour and ranting.


As quoted in Ludwig Prautzsch Bibel und Symbol in den Werken Bachs, p. 7

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Like all music, the figured bass should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the recreation of the soul; where this is not kept in...

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Like all music, the figured bass should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the recreation of the soul; where this is not kept in...

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Like all music, the figured bass should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the recreation of the soul; where this is not kept in...

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Like all music, the figured bass should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the recreation of the soul; where this is not kept in...