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About the Book
Johann Sebastian Bach created what may be the most celestial and profound body of music in history; Frederick the Great built the colossus we now know as Germany, and along with it a template for modern warfare. Their fleeting encounter in 1747 signals a unique moment in history where belief collided with the cold certainty of reason. Set at the tipping point between the ancient and modern world, Evening in the Palace of Reason captures the tumult of the eighteenth century, the legacy of the Reformation, and the birth of the Enlightenment in this extraordinary tale of two men.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780007156610
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publisher Imprint: Harper Perennial
Depth: 19
Height: 205 mm
No of Pages: 336
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Bach Meets Frederick the Great in the Age of Enlightenment
Width: 136 mm
ISBN-10: 0007156618
Publisher Date: 28 Feb 2006
Binding: Paperback
Edition: Reprint
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 23 mm
Weight: 313 gr
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