A longtime journalist and the former editor of several magazines, including Time and People, James R. Gaines lives with his family in Paris.
There is a stark dividing line in the target audience of this book. If you are heavily into Bach and understand and enjoy the technical aspects of his music, you will have plenty... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gaucho36
A wonderful concise presentation of a tight moment in history with people who had a profound impact on history. Read morePublished 2 months ago by James Ruggia
This is for classical music lovers and does also contain some interesting bits about history.Published 3 months ago by Heidi Nickel
A gem of an historical novel for Bach buffs, with some meaty technical material about composition. The justaposition of two very different powerful men, Frederick the Great... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Patricia
Wonderfully written and filled with pieces of history that even as a classical musician I hadn't put together. Not a fast read but lyrical... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Claudia
I rank it with the most valuable books of my library!
An excellent book, educational and highly readable. A good format to learn about the lives of Bach and Fredrick the Great. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jaime Caceres