“A Missed Opportunity: Reflections on Written by Mrs Bach”
Tatlow appears briefly in the film.
photo: Klas Palm
Ruth Tatlow is an independent scholar currently based at Statens Musikverk (Swedish Performing Arts Agency) on a project funded by the Swedish Research Council. She teaches musicology at Musikskolan Lilla Akademien in Stockholm and was recently visiting professor at the Eastman School of Music. After a brief career as the prize-winning clarinettist Ruth Ballard, she took degrees in musicology and then theory and analysis at King's College, London (Ph.D. 1987). Between 1999 and 2003 she was research consultant to John Eliot Gardiner during the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage. Tatlow is author of Bach and the Riddle of the Number Alphabet< (Cambridge UP, 1991) and Bach's Numbers: Compositional Proportion and Significance (Cambridge UP, 2015). Statens Musikverk feature HERE; Academia.edu profile HERE; Festival O/Modernt bio HERE.