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Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook: 10. 510-Chorale / Elena Presser., 1985

Identifier: CC-04840-4933

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Scope and Contents

According to Presser, this contains the melody of Paul Gerhard's hymn "Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille" but the text does not accompany the piece. The bass was probably written by Johann Gottfried Bernhard (3rd son of Bach's 1st marriage as an assignment. Rods hold all the notes as color coded pierced squares. Presser imagines that the child threads the bright colors to make music. The booklet at the bottom has the name & #510 of the piece, Bach's name in # (14-41) & Presser's name in #35- -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1985



0 See container summary (1 poem object (relief, paper, pastel, graphite, silk thread) + booklet (paper, graphite) in box (plexiglas)) ; drawing 20 x 26 x 5 cm, in box 31 x 36 x 13 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

master bedroom

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Miami, Florida : [Publisher not identified]. Nationality of creator: Argentine-American. General: About 1 total copies. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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