Winner of the 2002 William H. Scheide Prize, from the American Bach Society, for a publication of exceptional merit on Bach or figures in his circle. Significant contribution to our better understanding of the history of fugues. --BACH BIBLIOGRAPHY An important addition to the literature on the history of musical forms. --CHOICE This is a fine and valuable book, encyclopaedic in its coverage of the subject, and the only treatment (in any language) of the entire field. It is an extraordinary achievement. --MUSIC & LETTERS Lucidly and engagingly written...this book is an outstanding contribution to scholarship and a definitive work, indispensable for the historical study of fugue. --THE AMERICAN ORGANIST Anyone interested in the fascinating topic of the emergence of the Baroque will find this book a wlecome addition to the overall picture of that important period of musical history. --AMERICAN RECORDER
About the Author
PAUL MARK WALKER is director of the Early Music Ensemble at the University of Virginia and an expert on the history of the fugue.