By Markus Rathey
Markus Rathey's publication is the 1st thorough learn of this renowned masterpiece in English. whereas giving a complete evaluation of the Christmas Oratorio as a complete, the booklet specializes in subject matters specifically: the cultural and theological realizing of Christmas in Bach's time and the compositional method that led Bach from the earliest innovations to the finished piece. The cultural and spiritual context of the oratorio offers the backdrop for Rathey's precise research of the composition, during which he explores Bach's compositional practices, for instance, his reuse and parodies of activities that had initially been composed for secular cantatas. The booklet analyzes Bach's unique rating and sheds new gentle at the approach Bach wrote the piece, how he formed musical subject matters, and the way he revised his preliminary rules into the ultimate composition.
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