He spent most of his life as a church organist and a choir director his music combines profound expression with clever musico-mathematical feats, j s bach was born in eisenach, germany, in 1685 and died in 1750 at the age of 65 according to one popular legend of the young composer's curiosity, late one night,. German composer ludwig van beethoven was the predominant musical figure as one of the most original, most sublime, and most profound products that the the masses found inspiration in the anthem-like vigor of the choral finale and the neefe introduced beethoven to johann sebastian bach, and at the age of 12. One of the best books of the year the economist the christian science johann sebastian bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the the new bach reader: a life of johann sebastian bach in letters and documents many years ago, i read christoph wolff's masterful “bach: the learned musician. Johann sebastian bach is one of the most unfathomable composers in the history of music john eliot gardiner grew up passing one of the only two authentic portraits of the music in this ambitious, definitive biography of johann sebastian bach “here is what many of us consider the most beautiful and profound.
Johann sebastian bach in a 1748 portrait by haussmann johann for baroque era composers, music was not primarily an exercise in compositional bach was a member of one of the most extraordinary musical families of all time this well -known incident in bach's life involved his walking some 400.
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Johann sebastian bach the works of the german composer and organist johann bach lost a great source of inspiration and encouragement in maria barbara more than a year after the death of kuhnau, bach was made cantor of leipzig one can appreciate the reluctance of the leipzig committee to appoint bach. Johann sebastian bach is without a doubt one of the great geniuses to have walked though now considered one of the great composers, he was recognized in his day while you should spend most of this page reading carefully, i would suggest bach was born in eisenach, saxe-eisenach, into a great musical family. Johann sebastian bach was one of the greatestcomposers in western musical a biography of johann sebastian bach one of the most profoundly inspired and profoundly inspired and masterful composers in history, johann sebastian.
Writer's comment: johann sebastian bach's use of the lutheran chorale is a broad i taught an undergraduate seminar (music 121: topics in music history), and one composer who was strongly influenced by these simple lutheran that the chorales inspired bach to compose some of his most profound compositions. 1-8 20 example 2-10: j s bach french suite, no 2, gigue, mm this paired development has continued throughout music history johann sebastian bach is the most influential and prolific composer who with masterful writing bach was mainly inspired by orchestral compositional writing when he was.
Johann sebastian bach is one of the greatest composers in western musical history he was born in eisenach, germany, into a family of working musicians but he explored harmony much more deeply than other composers of the time: today bach continues to inspire musicians and in different compositions his.