Distinguished Scholar Lecture - The Significance of Bach's Calov Bible


This three-volume bible was discovered in the United States during the 1930s in the home of a German immigrant family and is now housed in the Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. It is extensively marked in Bach’s own hand, and offers insight into his many compositions and his views of God and religion. Dr. Marissen is the Daniel Underhill Professor Emeritus of Music at Swarthmore College.