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    • Music in the Castle of Heaven
    • By: John Eliot Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    John Eliot Gardiner grew up passing one of the only two authentic portraits of Bach every morning and evening on the stairs of his parents’ house, where it hung for safety during World War II. He has been studying and performing Bach ever since, and is now regarded as one of the composer's greatest living interpreters. The fruits of this lifetime's immersion are distilled in this remarkable book, grounded in the most recent Bach scholarship but moving far beyond it.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book badly presented

    • By David Steinsaltz on 03-22-15

    Regular price: $39.95