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Bach B-minor Mass Pre-Concert Talk

  • Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Location: Mott Room--Dahl Centennial Union

Bach’s reasons for composing his magnificent B-Minor Mass are unknown, as the work was not commissioned. This presentation will consider the unusual genesis of the Mass Cycle and propose that Bach created this masterpiece for posterity.

Dr. Melanie Batoff is Assistant Professor of Music at Luther College, where she teaches music history classes and researches medieval sacred music.

Questions? Contact Melanie Batoff, 563-387-1211