A Book of Essays for Heinrich Fleischer: Perspectives on Organ Playing & Musical Interpretation

A Book of Essays for Heinrich Fleischer: Perspectives on Organ Playing & Musical Interpretation
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For the 90th birthday of Heinrich Fleischer, colleagues honor the great teacher and organist who relocated from Leipzig to the Chicago area in 1949. The book is edited by Ames Anderson, Bruce Backer, David Backus, and Charles Luedtke, and contains eight essays in English and four in German in 209 pages:

a biography

Christoph Wolff on the authenticity of Bach’s Toccata & Fugue in d

Gottfried Preller on Bach’s Arnstadt organ

Wolfgang Seifen on Straube and Bach

Fleischer’s reminiscences of Michael Schneider

Backus on the Skinner organ of Rockefeller Chapel

Charles Hendrickson on Fleischer and the Aeolian-Skinner of Northrop Auditorium

Daniel Chorzempa on American churches

William Eifrig on Leipzig vs. Indiana pedagogy

David Fienen on Jan Bender

Klaus Schubert on Bach’s Prelude & Fugue in c and the Trio in c

Martin Lücker on musical interpretation

Robert Noehren on touch and musical expression in Bach