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Johann Sebastian Bach:

About Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born into a musical dynasty. The Bach family had over 300 years' worth of professional composers and musicians, but Johann Sebastian was the most famous of all of them. In addition to being one of the greatest composers the world has ever known, Bach was also an excellent organist and violinist.

Music heard in this episode:

Bach: Two-part Invention No. 1 in C Major
Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d minor
Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major
Bach: Orchestral Suite #3
Bach: Jesu Bleibet Meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring)
Bach: St. Matthew Passion
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Learn more about Johann Sebastian Bach

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This Week's Quiz

Which country did Bach come from?

 Russia

 Germany

 France

 England

What kind of music did Bach NOT write?

 pieces for organ

 concertos

 symphonies

 choral works

Which composer revived Bach's music?

 Chopin

 Schumann

 Mendelssohn

 Beethoven

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Johann Sebastian Bach:

About Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born into a musical dynasty. The Bach family had over 300 years' worth of professional composers and musicians, but Johann Sebastian was the most famous of all of them. In addition to being one of the greatest composers the world has ever known, Bach was also an excellent organist and violinist.

Music heard in this episode:

Bach: Two-part Invention No. 1 in C Major
Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d minor
Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major
Bach: Orchestral Suite #3
Bach: Jesu Bleibet Meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring)
Bach: St. Matthew Passion
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Learn more about Johann Sebastian Bach

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Which country did Bach come from?

 Russia

 Germany

 France

 England

What kind of music did Bach NOT write?

 pieces for organ

 concertos

 symphonies

 choral works

Which composer revived Bach's music?

 Chopin

 Schumann

 Mendelssohn

 Beethoven

 

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