Martin A. Heckscher (fr). This volume is a fitting commemorative of the Basically Bach Festival’s celebration of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Festival was organized by a small committee in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia in 1976. Contents: Musical & Numerical Symbolism in the Large Choral Works: Bach’s Secret Code, by Michael Korn; The Articulation of Genre in Bach’s Instrumental Music, by Laurence Dreyfus; Bach the Cantor, the Capellmeister, & the Musical Scholar: Aspects of the “B-Minor Mass,” by Christoph Wolff; On Bach’s Universality, by Robert L. Marshall; & Bach as Biblical Interpreter, by Richard L. Jeske. Illustrations.