Musical-rethorical notes on J. S. Bach's Largo from Concerto n.5, BWV 1056

The present article is based upon the rhetorical analysis from Johann Sebastian Bach's Largo of Concert n. 5 F minor, BWV 1056. First, a review of the rhetorical principles and how they convey themselves to the music is introduced. Next, it is presented an analysis of the mentioned movement from the discussion already exposed. The analytical exercise exemplifies how the rhetorical principles are related to the Baroque period music.

rhetoric in music; music analysis; J.S. Bach; BWV 1056


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