“Notes.” In Luther, Bach, and the Early Reformation Chorale: The Kessler Reformation Lecture, 1995, by Robert L. Marshall.
Atlanta, GA: Pitts Theology Library, 2020. http://publications.pittsviva.org/marshall/notes/.
An English translation of the complete text of Bach’s letter of resignation (actually a request for dismissal) is printed in Hans T. David and Arthur Mendel, eds., The Bach Reader, 2nd edn. (New York: W.W. Norton, 1966), p. 60-61.
Christoph Wolff, “Chronology and Style in the Early Works: A Background for the Orgel-Büchlein,” in Bach: Essays on His Life and Music (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991), p. 299.
Harold Bloom, The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry (New York: Oxford University Press, 1973).
Ibid., p. 5.
Ibid., p. 11.
Albert Schweitzer, J.S. Bach, trans. Ernest Newman (New York: Macmillan, repr., 1964), 1:3.
Bloom, The Anxiety of Influence, p. 52.
Ibid., p. 52.
C. P. E. Bach’s comment, made in reply to an inquiry from the early Bach biographer Johann Nicol aus Forkel, is printed in David and Mendel, The Bach Reader, p. 2 78.
Robin A. Leaver, “Bach and Luther,” Bach: The Quarterly Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute 9/3 (July 1978), p. 11-12.
Robin A. Leaver, Bach’s Theological Library: A Critical Bibliography (Beiträge zur theologischen Bachforschung, 1; Neuhausen-Stuttgart: Hänssler-Verlag, 1983), p. 14.
Ibid ., p. 42. Incidentally, this document evidently contains the only surviving written reference to Martin Luther in Bach’s hand.
Sigmund Freud, Moses and Monotheism, trans. Katherine Jones (New York: Random House, 1939), p. 136-40.
Ibid., p. 138.
Ibid., p. 140.
Carl F. Schalk, Luther on Music: Paradigms of Praise (St. Louis: Concordia House, 1988), p. 34.