Bach's Numbers: Compositional Proportion and Significance
by Ruth Tatlow

De-constructing Dahl

In this 2015 best-selling music title from Cambridge University Press, Ruth Tatlow (1980–1986, King's College, Music) uses the principles of her ground-breaking theory of proportional parallelism and the latest documentary evidence to show how and why Bach created numerical perfection across his published collections.

The book is designed to inspire anyone interested in the music of J. S. Bach, whether performer, listener, composer, mathematician, theologian or historian. The author explains more in this three-minute trailer

To find out more or to purchase, visit the Cambridge University Press website.