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Johann Sebastian Bach:

The Sons of Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was married two times, and had a grand total of 20 children! All of Bach's ancestors were musicians, and his sons were expected to follow in his musical footsteps. Some of them became famous composers, too.

Music heard in this episode:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Johann Michael Bach: Cantata Ach bleib bei uns Herr Jesu Christ
Johann Sebastian Bach: Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook – Minuet
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Sinfonia in D
Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach: Flute Sonata
Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture
Johann Christian Bach: Adriano in Siria Overture
Peter Schickele: Iphegenia in Brooklyn

Learn more about Johann Sebastian Bach

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This Week's Quiz

How many children did Bach have?

 7

 5

 13

 20

Which of these composers was NOT one of J.S. Bach's sons?

 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

 Johann Christian Bach

 Emil Michael Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach wrote lots of music for which instrument?

 harp

 cello

 flute

 bassoon

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Johann Sebastian Bach:

The Sons of Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was married two times, and had a grand total of 20 children! All of Bach's ancestors were musicians, and his sons were expected to follow in his musical footsteps. Some of them became famous composers, too.

Music heard in this episode:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Johann Michael Bach: Cantata Ach bleib bei uns Herr Jesu Christ
Johann Sebastian Bach: Anna Magdalena Bach Notebook – Minuet
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Sinfonia in D
Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach: Flute Sonata
Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture
Johann Christian Bach: Adriano in Siria Overture
Peter Schickele: Iphegenia in Brooklyn

Learn more about Johann Sebastian Bach

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

How many children did Bach have?

 7

 5

 13

 20

Which of these composers was NOT one of J.S. Bach's sons?

 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

 Johann Christian Bach

 Emil Michael Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach wrote lots of music for which instrument?

 harp

 cello

 flute

 bassoon

 

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