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    J. S. Bach Research Paper

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    J.S. Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was born on the twenty-first of March in 1685 in Eisenach, Germany. Bach’s music is regarded as one of the finest in history and he is also credited of being a major musical influence during the Baroque period. Born into a musical family, Bach was introduced to music early on his life and became widely versed in many genres. With continuous musical training, Bach learned the organ and violin. He went on to shape the Baroque period with his unique structural and…

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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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    Bach Stay In Weimar Analysis

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    for Bach’s life to be changed forever. In 1720 Johann Sebastian Bach’s wife expectantly died, leaving him with four children, three others having died in infancy. It didn’t take long for Bach to find love following the death of his first wife. In December 1721 he married Soprano Vocalist Magdalena Wicke. She would bare 13 children, only six surviving. The Six Brandenburg Concertos were written during this period of time in Bach’s life. In 1723 Bach…

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    Johann Sebastian Bach is a world renowned German composer that is ranked as one of the most amazing musical geniuses ever. Bach got this title by stepping outside the box and exploring the uncommon practices for his time. One of Bach’s most famous collection of works broke barriers in the music world, and it's because he had the innovation to change a long tradition. Bach broke the tradition of tonality practices and invented a new way of tuning. This is why Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier is…

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    only Johann Sebastian Bach. Now I’d like to tell you a little about Bach’s legendary life. He was born on March 31, 1685 in Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. Bach was born into a family of musicans, which could explain his success in the musical world. His father was na,ed Johann Ambriosius. He was the town musician. It is believed that Bach’s father taught him to play the violin. When Bach turned 7 years of age he went to…

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    The only person who can stop you is yourself. Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frederic Handel are two composers of the Baroque Period who have made contributions to classical music, whether it is secular or Christian. Bach and Handel have similar influences, different contribution, and communal affects. Although the lives of Bach and Handel are quite different, they are like two lost twin brothers. In 1685 Europe is blessed with the birth of both Bach and Handel. Germany is their shared home;…

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    The Renaissance Period which occurred between roughly 1400-1600 has influenced the modern world’s music through Renaissance composers such as Giovanni Gabrieli whose use of dynamics has helped shape music theory taught today. The Renaissance was a time of dramatic development in literature, music, art and science which ties in with the name of the period (Renaissance), as the meaning of it is “rebirth”, thus showcasing the era to be a time of growth. Music became increasingly popular with the…

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    The Baroque Period

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    Monteverdi’s Orfeo. Although a little faded, opera is still used and well loved today like the hits by Andrew Lloyd Webber ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and ‘Cats’. One composer, whose music shaped an era and today, is Johann Sebastian Bach. Heavily inspired by the church in earlier life, Bach created a movement of powerful organ centred compositions. One magnificent chorale of Bach’s from his ‘St Matthew Passion’ later had its melody reworked by the famous Paul Simon under the name ‘American Tune’…

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    George Frideric Handel was a German composer and one of the most famous during the Baroque period, known for his operas and oratorios. His musical talent was acknowledged at a very early age and was able to compose and give lessons by 11. His first opera was successfully produced by age 20. One of Handel’s most famous pieces that is still widely known today is Messiah. Messiah is an three part English Oratorio composed in 1741, each part telling a difference part of the story of the Messiah.…

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    Pachelbel Research Paper

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    works of many Catholic composers from southern Germany and Italy. Due to this, his musical style was most likely influenced by these musicians. For instance, there is much speculation over whether Pachelbel had been the pupil of German composer, Johann Caspar Kerll. Regardless, his music reflects much of the latter’s style. This demonstrates that possibly being solely exposed to these composers, Pachelbel received the opportunity to expand his musical style. On the other hand, Pachelbel…

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