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1 Ch 19 - Bach and Aesthetics  LizardD 15:16 Listen PL OK
2 Ch 20 - Poetic Music and Pictorial Music  Lisa57 pages 7- 25

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3 Ch 21 Part 1 - Word and Tone in Bach   pages 25-35 From beginning of chapter to "too intellectual for the purpose".

Words 2728
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4 Ch21p1 Singing   p28a male
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5 Ch 21 Part 2 - Word and Tone in Bach continued   pages 35-49 From "His conception of the Bible words" to "obedience to an inner law".

Words 4743
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6 Ch21 p2 Music  mightyfelix p45a p46a p47a Listen PL OK
7 Ch 21 Part 3 - Word and Tone in Bach continued   pages 49-56 From "Wagner maintained that Beethoven" to end of Chapter 21.

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8 Ch 21 p3 Music  mightyfelix p53a p54a p54b p54c Listen PL OK
9 Ch 22 Part 1 - The Musical Language of the Chorales  LizardD pages 56-64 From Beginning of Chapter to "assumes a still more indefinite form".

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10 Ch 22 p1 Music  mightyfelix p56a p56b p56c p57a p58a p58b p60a p60b p61c p62a p62b p63a p63b p63c p63d p64a Assigned
11 Ch 22 Part 2 - The Musical Language of the Chorales continued  LizardD pages 64 - 74 From "The Motives of Grief" to end of Chapter 22.

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12 Ch 22 p2 Music   p65a p65b p66a p66b p69a p72a p72b p73a p73b p74a p74b Open
13 Ch 23 Part 1 - The Musical Language of the Cantatas   pages 74 - 86 From beginning of Chapter up to "a long series of violent convulsions".

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14 Ch23 p1 Singing   p84b Male
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15 Ch 23 p1 Music   p75a p75b p75c p75d p76a p76b p76c p77a p78a p78x p79a p79b p80a p80b p80c p81a p81b p81c p82a p82b p82c p83a p83b p84a p84b p85a p85b p86a Open
16 Ch 23 Part 2 - The Musical Language of the Cantatas continued   pages 86 "The Step Motives" - 99 up to beginning of "The Rhythms of Felicity".

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17 ch 23 p2 Music   "p86b p87a p87b p87c p88a p88b p88c p89a p89b p89 c p89d p89e p90a p90b p90c p91a p91b p91c p92a p92b p92c p93a p94a p94b p94c p94d p95a p95b p95c p96a p96 b p96c p96c (same as p95c rhythm), p97a (rhythm same as p95c) p97b p97c? (only notation) p97d? (only notation) p98a rhythm like p95c p99a same as p95c Open
18 Ch 23 Part 3 - The Musical Language of the Cantatas continued   pages 99 "The Rhythms of Felicity" to 114 up to beginning of "The Co-operation of the Motives".

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19 ch 23 p3 music   "p99a (rhythm), p99b p99c p100a p100b p100c p100d p101a p101b p101c p101d p101e p102a p102b (rhythm) p102c p102d p103a p103b p104a p104b p105a p105b p106a p106b p106c p106d p107a p107b p107c p108a p108b p109a p109b p109c (Rhythm) p109d (Rhythm) p110a p110b p110c p111a p111b p111c p112a p112b p112c p113a p113b p114a p114b Open
20 Ch 23 Part 4 - The Musical Language of the Cantatas continued   pages 114 "The Co-operation of the Motives" to end of Chapter 23.

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21 C23 p4 Music   p115a p115b p116a p116b p117a p117b p118a p118b p119a p120a p120b Open
22 Ch 24 Pt 1- The Arnstadt, Muhlhausen, Weimar, and Cothen Cantatas   Pages 122-134, through "The chorus contributes only the final chorale."
Words 4168
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23 Ch 24 Pt1 Music   125a 132a 132b 134a 134b Open
24 Ch24 Pt1 Singing   Pg124a male
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25 Ch24 Pt2 - The Arnstadt, Muhlhausen, Weimar, and Cothen Cantatas continued   Pg 135 "The cantata Mein Gott, wie lang', ach lange" through the end of the chapter
Words 3836
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26 Ch24 Pt2 music   135a 136a 136b 137c 138a 138b 141a 141b 143a 144a 144b 145a 145b 147a Open
27 Ch24 Pt2 Singing  iromair Female
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Pg137b piano recording here
Pg139a piano recording here
Pg148a piano recording here
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28 Ch 25 Pt1 - The Leipzig Cantatas of 1723 and 1724   Pages 148-155, ending with "new version of 1730 in his works."
Words 2177
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29 Ch25 Pt1 music   150a 150b 151a 151b 153a (rhythm; this rhythm continues of pg154; save entire rhythm together as 153a) 154a (rhythm) 154b Open
30 Ch 25 Pt2 - The Leipzig Cantatas of 1723 and 1724 continued   Pages 155 "On the Sunday after New Year" through the end of the chapter
Words 2921
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31 Ch25 Pt2 music   156a 157a 157b 158a 158b 158c 158d 159a 160a 161a 161b 162a 162b 163a 163b 165a Open
32 Ch26 Pt1 - The Magnificat and the St. John Passion   Pages 166-176. Read through "the state of the various parts." Words 3031. Please do be sure to read the first footnote on page 171. Open
33 Ch 26 Pt1 music   168a 168b 169a 169c 169d 170a 170b 170c 170d 170e 171a Open
34 Ch26 Pt1 singing   Pg169b Female
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35 Ch26 Pt2 - The Magnificat and the St. John Passion continued   Page 176 "The score of the St. John Passion" through the end of the chapter. Words 2536. Open
36 Ch26 Pt2 music   179b 181a 182a 182b 183a 183c 183d 183e 184a 184b 185a Open
37 Ch26 Pt2 singing   Pg178a Male
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38 Ch26 Pt2 singing   Pg178b Male
piano recording here
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39 Ch26 Pt2 singing   Pg178c Female
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40 Ch26 Pt2 singing   Pg178d Male
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41 Ch26 Pt2 singing   179a Female
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42 Ch26 Pt2 singing   183b Male
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43 Ch27 Pt1 - The Cantatas of the years 1725-1727   Page 186-195. Read through, "...talent would be concious." Words 2249 Open
44 Ch27 Pt1 music   187a 189a 189b 189c 189d 190a 190b 190c 190d 191a 191b 191c 192a 192b 193a 193b 193c 194a 194b Open
45 Ch27 Pt1 singing   Female p193d
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46 Ch27 Pt2 - The Cantatas of the years 1725-1727   Pg 195 through the end of the chapter, beginning with, "The music of the aria..." Words 2433 Open
47 Ch27 Pt2 music   195a 196a 196b 197a 197b 198a 198b 198c 199a 201a 201b 202a Open
48 Ch28 Pt1 - The Trauerode and the St. Matthew Passion   Pages 203-210. Read through, "...the one Bach has selected." Words 2040. Held for mschon pending 1-minute test. Open
49 Ch28 Pt1 music   205a 206a 206b 207a 207b 207c Open
50 Ch28 Pt2 - The Trauerode and the St. Matthew Passion   Page 210-223. Read from "Altogether the St. Matthew Passion..." through "...human body descending lower and lower." Words 3371. Skip image desc. on page 211 Open
51 Ch28 Pt2 music   212a 213a 213b 215a 215b 215c 217a 217b 218a 218b 219a 219b 220a 220b 220c 221a 221b 222ab 222c 223a Open
52 Ch28 Pt2 singing   Female p211a
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53 Ch28 Pt3 - The Trauerode and the St. Matthew Passion   Page 223 through the end of the chapter, beginning with "In the duet..." Words 2682 Open
54 Ch28 Pt3 music   224a 224b 224c 225a 225b 225c 225d 226a 226c 227a 227b 228a 229a 229b 229c 230a 230b 231a Open
55 Ch28 Pt3 singing   Female p226b
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56 Ch 29 Pt1 - The Cantatas of the Years 1728-1734   Page 232-247. Read through "...brought to the Reformation festival." Words 4569 Open
57 Ch29 Pt1 music   234a 234b 234c 234d 235a 236a 236b 240a 241a 242a 244a 245a 246a 246b Open
58 Ch29 Pt1 singing   Male p238a
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59 Ch29 Pt2 - The Cantatas of the Years 1728-1734 continued   Page 247-260. Read from "The cantata Wachet auf" to the end of the chapter. Words 3781 Open
60 Ch29 Pt2 music   247a 248a 249a 249b 252a 253a 253b 254a 254b 254c 254d 255a 256a 257a 257b 258a 258b 259a 259c Open
61 Ch29 Pt2 singing   Male p255b
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Please accent the "Kreuz" syllable, as the author's point here is on where to place accents
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62 Ch29 Pt2 singing   Male p259b
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63 Ch30 Pt1 - The Secular Cantatas   Page 261-278. Read through "...devoted to Latin oratory." Word 4959 Open
64 Ch30 Pt1 music   262a 264a 264b 265a 267a 267b 270a 270b 270c 272a 274a 274b 274c 274d 275a Open
65 Ch30 Pt1 singing   Female p263a
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66 Ch30 Pt2 - The Secular Cantatas   Page 278-294. Read from, "The Coffee Cantata" to the end of the chapter. Words 4742 Open
67 Ch30 Pt2 music   281a 282a 282b 283a 286a 287a 287b 287c 290c 291a Open
68 Ch30 Pt2 singing   Male p290a
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69 Ch30 Pt2 singing   Female p290b
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