Dancing with J.S. Bach and a Cello – Works Cited

by Anna Wittstruck, Ph.D. candidate in musicology, Stanford University

Bartel, Dietrich. Musica Poetica: Musical-Rhetorical Figures in German Baroque Music. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1997.

Descartes, René. “The Doctrine of the Affections.” In Music in the Western World: A History of Documents. Selected and Annotated by Piero Weiss and Richard Taruskin. Belmont, CA: Schirmer, 1984, 212-217.

Efrati, Richard R. Treatise on the Execution and Interpretation of the Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin and the Suites for Solo Cello by Johann Sebastian Bach. Translated by Efrati, Richard with Harry Lyth. Zürich: Atlantis Musikbuch-Verlag, 1979.

Geck, Martin. Johann Sebastian Bach: Life and Work. Orlando: Harcourt Books, 2000.

Ledbetter, David. Unaccompanied Bach: Performing the Solo Works. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009.

Little, Meredith and Natalie Jenne. Dance and the Music of J.S. Bach. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2001.

Mather, Betty Bang. Dance Rhythms of the French Baroque: A Handbook for Performance. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

Mattheson, Johann. “Affektenlehre.” In Music in the Western World: A History of Documents. Selected and Annotated by Piero Weiss and Richard Taruskin. Belmont, CA: Schirmer, 2008, 217-219.

Mattheson, Johann. “Geberden-Kunst.” In Der vollkommene Capellmeister. Translated by Ernest Charles Harriss. Ann Harbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1981.

McKee, Eric. “Influences of the Early Eighteenth-Century Social Minuet on the Minuets From J. S. Bach’s French Suites, BWV 812-17.” In Music Analysis, 18. 1999, 235–260.

Mellers, Wilfrid. Bach and the Dance of God. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1980.

Qureshi, Rifat Javed. “The Influence of Baroque Dance in the Performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘Six Suites a Violoncello Senza Basso.” D.M.A. thesis, Rice University, 1994.

Taruskin, Richard. “Bach’s Suites.” In Oxford History of Western Music: Music in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Wolff, Christoph. Johann Sebastian Bach: The Learned Musician. New York: W.W. Norton, 2000.