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Bach transcriptions

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Title
Bach transcriptions
Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750
Publisher
Brilliant Classics, 2020
20 cd's
Recording date
1999-2017
EAN
5028421959436
CDR
ECX1854
Placing suggestion
41 - Verzamel-cd's klassiek (NBLC) K9 - Klassieke muziek verzamelingen (Flemish music schema)

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About Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the late Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Cello Suites and Brandenburg Concertos; keyboard works such as the Goldberg Variations, The Well-Tempered Clavier and the Toccata and Fugue in D minor; and vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. Since the 19th-century Bach Revival, he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers in the history of Western music.

The Bach family already counted several composers when Johann Sebastian was born as the last child of a city musician in Eisenach. After being orphaned at the age of 10, he lived for five years with his eldest brother Johann Christoph, after which he continued his musical formation in Lüneburg. From 1703 he was back in Thuringia, working as a musician for Protestant churches i…Read more on Wikipedia