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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 ritornello form whereas the 2nd movement is a modified fugue. I will be going to explain why the 2nd movement is not a normal fugue, but a modified fugue later when I start presenting the 2nd movement. 1st Movement 1st movement, which is in Allegro, opens with ritornello. It’s in simple duple meter, and F major key since there are no sharpened notes at 7th. If it’s a minor key, then it must have C#, the 7th note of D relative minor. Bar 1 ~ 8 is ritornello (ritornello 1), presenting motive A and B that…

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    People have a schema which is the sum of all of our thoughts and experiences. This alters how we observe things. Abnormal behavior can be the result of unfavorable schemas. In order to eliminate the abnormal behavior, the belief, schema, and cognitive mindset must be changed. Abnormal behavior can be caused by a particular perspective. For example, a feeling of hopelessness can lead to depression. In Dora’s case, let’s assume that a traumatic event occurred within her household, which is the…

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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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    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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    Luther’s Theory of Music,” Music & 0 0 0 Letters 94, no 4 (2013): 573-605 “‘Musica Est Optimum’: Martin Luther’s Theory of Music”, an article by J. Andreas Loewes begins by citing a volume written by Carl Schalk titled Luther on Music, which updated previous records on the subject written by Walter Buszin and Paul Nettl. Schalk claimed that their works “caused frustration because of a lack of documentation”, though there were other issues as well [maybe expand] (573). Schalk’s work…

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    The St Matthew Passion is a sacred song that was written by Johann Sebastian Bach in 1727. It has interspersed chorales and arias as it sets to music chapters 26 and 27 of the Gospel of Matthew (Leahy, 2011). It is a great masterpiece of classic gospel music of all time. Three different excerpts of the music are analyzed in this paper with a special focus on the form, texture, harmony, relationship between text and music, and the dramatic significance. The main purpose for writing the song was…

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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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    Johann Sebastian Bach

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    Before Bach passed away in the eighteenth century, the audiences thought his music was old fashioned. Many of the musicians also thought his music were old fashioned because all of the younger composers in Baroque period wrote better songs than Bach. However, Mendelssohn’s performance of Bach’s piece, Liszt’s arrangement and performance of Bach’s piece, Bach’s innovative musical techniques, and influence on Vivaldi’s Italian style soon spread throughout Europe and to the world. Therefore, Bach…

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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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    Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisensch (Turingia, Germany) on March 21, 1685 as an eight child to Johann Ambrosius Bach, and Maria Elizabeth Lammerhirt, and Eisensch is also the same place where Luther translated the New Testament into German 190 years before. Johann Ambrosius Bach, His father (1645¬¬-1695) was a church organist, his twin brother Johann Ambrosius was a string player, and a court trumpeter. Sebastian Bach was baptized in Saint George church three days after being born in…

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