today’s birthday: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685) Willem van Twillert plays Bach, Ich ruf zu dir, [BWV 639] Garrels-organ, Purmerend

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685)

 


Willem van Twillert plays Bach, Ich ruf zu dir, [BWV 639] Garrels-organ, Purmerend

One of the greatest and most influential composers of the Western world, Bach created masterful works in almost every musical form known in his period. During his lifetime, Bach was better known as an organist than as a composer, and his works, which include the Brandenburg Concertos, four orchestral suites, and more than 200 church cantatas, were not fully appreciated until long after his death. Bach is the most represented composer on the Voyager Golden Record, which is what? More… Discuss

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