TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
9th Biennial Conference on Baroque Music
Bach's Credo in England: an early history
The Bach reception in England took its root in various forms and strength,
depending on the genre, styles and the context in which his pieces were
performed and studied. While criticising the style of his fugues, Charles
Burney praised unreservedly Bach's Credo in his General History
of Music in 1789.
This paper examines its context and background, while incorporating
the information from several new sources that were not known to Friedrich
Smend, the editor of the Neue Bach Ausgabe.
Last updated on 22 March 2000 by Yo