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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 became well-known composer a little after the nineteenth century. Johann Sebastian Bach is a well-known German Baroque composer. Many musicians consider him as a great musician and respect his greatness as a composer. He was born in Eisenach,…

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    “Few musical works are as loved--and as often performed--as the six "Brandenburg" Concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach”(npr). The full title of the piece, by Johann Sebastian Bach, on autograph score is “Concerto 3zo a tre Violini, tre Viole, è tre Violoncelli col Basso per il Cembalo.” Bach wrote the piece in 1718, but its first publication was in 1851. This section of the six orchestral pieces composed by him is the only one with a more conservative musical design. This piece exemplifies the…

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    where her father, Johann Michael Bach, was employed as organist. It is presumed that she and Bach were living within the same residence, when she came to live with her uncle after her mother’s passing in October 1704. Needless to say, Johann Sebastian did not exactly live the life of a saint during his Arnstadt term. He eventually searched elsewhere until an opportunity arose at Mühlhausen. Johann Georg Ahle, organist of the Blasiuskirche in Mühlhausen, died on 2 December 1706. The city wanted…

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    Johann Sebastian Bach was born and raised in Eisenach. Bach was a german composer and he is more commonly known for technical command, artistic beauty, and intellectual depth. Later down the road Bach married a woman named Maria Barbara Bach and had four children but only one lived. Bach’s wife unfortunately died and he had moved on to a young lady named Anna Magdalena. Bach remarried and had thirteen more children, only six survived to adulthood. This was extremely common in this period. Bach…

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    The musical notes ring through the air with a certain beauty about them that is special compared to other pieces from different composers. This would be one of the many great works from Johann Sebastian Bach. He was one of the most brilliant composers of his time, and one of the most brilliant composers to ever compose music in history. His work was good enough to get him jobs working for the church and royalty of all kinds. Bach was born in Germany on March 31st, 1685 into a family of…

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    INTRODUCTION Johann Sebastian was a German composer who became a great violinist, violist, pianist and harpsichordist of the Baroque period. Bach wrote over eleven hundred music compositions in all different genres. His music became the essential part of the education today for every musician. Bach was an influenced composer and was an inspiration to many leaving a great legacy behind after his death. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Childhood & Place of Birth Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21,…

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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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    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 is widely regarded as a musical pioneer and the father of the Baroque musical style. His influence was felt for over 200 years after his death and is still being felt today. He was a very pious man and often aligned himself with the church. Additionally, much of his music is influenced by Christianity, and was commonly played at religious gatherings. Bach’s life was very important and many historians are still studying it today. Born on March 31, 1685 in Eisenach,…

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    Johann Sebastian Bach was a genius composer. His influence was felt everywhere. But a little over a century and a half ago, his music and reputation suffered from anonymity, practically unknown to all except a few professionals, and both Bach and Felix Mendelssohn’s families. Over the second decade of the 19th century in Berlin, Bach’s sons, along with Sarah Itzig, a talented musician and Mendelssohn’s great aunt, obtained his manuscripts and contracted Bach’s work. Meanwhile, Bella Salomon,…

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