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    Considered one of his most famous pieces, Bach 's "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor" speaks a lot, both technically as well as contextually. Initially, my reaction for the piece was positive, with the notion that it would be used to accompany theatric performance of some sort. I noticed the song was composed in a way to have both slow and fast parts, as well as being complex yet easy to follow. Upon looking into Bach 's religious beliefs and lifestyle, in addition to the time period this was composed in, my view on the song changed. The emotional reaction after learning about its history was a lot more powerful, after knowing that this piece was crafted for church. Words such as repenting sins and shame come to mind while listening to this piece, contrary to the initial thoughts of "someone dies in a play." This piece consists of an organ playing two sections, one being a fast paced section with a wide range (toccata), with the other largely being a melody played at several different tones (fugue). Beginning by…

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    Bach 1st Movement Analysis

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    J.S Bach, who born in 1686 and died in 1750, was the first one who deals with contrapuntal counterpoint. Today, I’m going to talk about the 1st movement & second movement of Brandenburg Concerto No.2. Brandenburg Concertos were written by Bach, while he worked at Cothen. Baroque Concerto is a small group of soloists pitted against a larger group of players called tutti, which consists mainly the string instruments, with a harpsichord as a basso continuo. 1st movement of this concerto is in…

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    In Baroque period, People were interested to listen to music, and the rulers were searching for the best artists to work for them. Due to this great interest in music, many good songs were composed. Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the talented artists in Baroque Era. His great piece “ Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 (“Little”) was one of his organ works. In my opinion, the best version of the piece was the orchestral version that was arranged later by Leopold Stokowski in 1940. Stokowski kept Bach’s…

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    Choral Performance Make-Up Project Composer-Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was a famous composer and organist. He was born on March-21-1685. He was born in Eisenach Germany and died at age 65 on July-28-1750 in Leipzig Germany. Johann was a father of over twenty children. He had seven with his first wife but four out of the seven died. Johann also had 13 more children with his second wife Anna Magdalena unfortunately only six made it to adulthood the others died at…

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    Psychogenic Fugue

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    Psychogenic Fugue Tutkun, Hamdi, et al. "Frequency of Dissociative Disorders among Psychiatric Inpatients in a Turkish University Clinic." The American Journal of Psychiatry 155.6 (1998): 800-5. ProQuest. Web. 30 Sep. 2015. Introduction – The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of dissociative disorders among psychiatry patients in a clinic in Turkey by using standardized assessment tests. The researchers also wanted to determine the differences between patients who were diagnosed…

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    J. S. Bach Research Paper

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    texture in music that comprises of two or more concurrent melodic lines. It became popular in music during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance (1400-1600). Polyphony was used in music in order to bring a certain splendor to the performance. However, during the Baroque period, Bach was famously known for his polyphonic pieces that were distinct and unique. The Baroque period supplemented polyphony music with aspects such as counterpoint, harmony, and notation. Bach dedicated much of his…

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    Research Paper On Js Bach

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    Early Days J.S Bach was born in Eisenach Germany on March 21, 1685. Bach was one of 8 children in the Bach family. His career was shaped by his families cultural and musical interests. As a child, he went to the local latin school. He also participated in the St.Georg choir and sung as a soprano. One of Bach's more recognizable musical inabilities as a child was that he was unable to play a keyboard instrument. After Bach's parents died in 1996 Bach moved to Ohdruf where he later learned the…

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    historians are still studying it today. Born on March 31, 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany, Bach had a prestigious musical lineage and took on various organist positions during the early 18th century, creating famous compositions such as "Toccata and Fugue in D minor." Bach was a Lutheran and shared his beliefs with that subsection of Christianity. Some of his best-known compositions are the "Six Cello Suites," the "Brandenburg Concertos" and "The Well-Tempered Clavier." Bach had a…

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    The Well-Tempered Clavier

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    Despite of being less popular than other music genres such as sonata, prelude and fugue is an essential part of piano works. As a great landmark in the history of prelude and fugue, Sebastian Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier combined two books: preludes and fugues and Twenty-four Preludes and Fugues [3]. Here I need to mention the well- temperament means twelve equal tones in an octave range, which is a tuning system described in the 20th century. Organist Arnolt Schlick had mentioned it in his…

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    Who Is Johann Sebastian?

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    Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach is a German composer of the Baroque-era. He was one of the most celebrated members of a large family of northern German musicians. He was a organist, harpsichordist, and an organ builder. Bach had composed many songs. Two songs that are well known of his are Toccata in Fugue D Minor and Mass in B Minor. His music is considered a prestigious lineage. Now a days Bach is considered as one of the greatest composers. Sebastian Bach was born March…

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