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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach Christian Encounters Series

By Rick Marschall
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.53 Stars

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On 4/17 PT wrote: As a Christian who practices in the Lutheran faith tradition, I quite enjoyed reading this biography on Johann Sebastian Bach. The book not only speaks of the genius behind Bach's composing and musical talent, but it also speaks to Bach's great faith in a God who gave him the talent and ability to write, ... Great Read

PT's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/15 Amanda Klopping wrote: Three out of five starsThe premise of this book is a discussion of Johann Sebastian Bach and the influences that inspired his music. As biographies go, it is short and a quick read, offering a glimpse into the man who himself had a wide impact on the musical world.Of Bach's great many works, the one ... Johann Sebastian Bach, by Rick Marschall

Amanda Klopping's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/15 Cindy Holman wrote: This is my first book review for a website called – a website that gives books away with the stipulation that a review be made after the book is completed. This book was hard to read. It was not my favorite – but I do respect the music of Bach very much. My Dad has his Ph.D in music ... Johann Sebastian Bach

Cindy's Rating:

1 Stars

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chris' Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/14 Jenny B. wrote: Johann Sebastian Bach is a scholarly and thorough work authored by Rick Marschall.  The book boldly and refreshingly details how Bach's strong faith in the Lord drove his musical creations.  An interesting fact that I learned was that Bach wrote Jesu, juva (Jesus help me) at the beginning ... Review: Johann Sebastian Bach

Jenny B.'s Rating:

2 Stars

On 4/12 Jori wrote: I received a copy of JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACK by Rick Marschall, from Thomas Nelson. It is a biography that is part of the Christian Encounters series. I never learned much about Bach, so I was excited to enter his world. He is famous for his music, but he should also be remembered for his strong ties ... JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Jori's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/12 Ruth Kaup wrote: Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall is a little book, a biography, that reveals many unknown details of this most recognizable German composer. Bach’s life was humbly and totally given to God – not in spite of, but because of his talent, that could have led him anywhere in the musical world. ... Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall

Ruth's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/12 andrew eads wrote: Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall is a biography of one of the greatest music composers of all time. This book was very successful in its' portrayal of Bach as a human being with feeling and emotions. Which is very different from the stereotype that composers of his era seem to carry. The book ... Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall review

andrew's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/11 mrandmrsjdanderson wrote: Bach is one of those famous people that we all recognize his name yet largely know nothing about him. Most people would be able to say he had something to do with music, but they wouldn’t be able to name one of his works. Bach has always been to me an artist and musician who is out there in the abstract ... Book Review: Christian Encounters - Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall

mrandmrsjdanderson's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/11 Troutwife wrote: The book Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall is in a series of books called “Christian Encounters”. This series of biographies has been written to show the Christianity that was a large part of some of history’s familiar characters. It is a nice small-sized book, with fold-over covers that ... Johann Sebastian Bach by Rick Marschall

Troutwife's Rating:

3 Stars