An Evening with Bach

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An Evening with Bach

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The Christmas Oratorio, the Mass in B Minor, Air on the G String, the Brandenburg Concertos... Johann Sebastian Bach composed of some of the most famous works of the classical repertoire, and influenced perhaps more composers than any other figure in classical music. But he lived a quiet life, surrounded by the family he loved, and little-known in greater musical circles. In this lecture, we explore the life and music of this wonderful composer.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Bach’s place in music history
  • The Baroque period
  • Bach’s musical style
  • Bach’s career: Weimar, Köthen, Leipzig
  • The Christmas Oratorio
  • The Brandenburg Concertos
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • The Orchestral Suites: Air on the G String
  • The Well-Tempered Clavier
  • Bach’s Cantatas
  • The Cello Suites