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Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer
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(1685-1750).  The musicologist Nicolas Slonimsky states that Bach is "a master comparable in greatness of stature with Aristotle in philosophy and Leonardo da Vinci in art". Bach is the unsurpassed foundational composer of western classical music, creating a sense of tonal gravity that influences music to this day.  There was, of course, important music in earlier eras, but many of the fundamental musical techniques used by composers in the classical, romantic, and even the modern eras can b...
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Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245 N/A
Herr, unser Herrscher (8:08) N/A
Jesus ging mit seinen Jüngern (2:23) N/A
O große Lieb, o Lieb ohn' alle Maße (0:49) N/A
Auf daß das Wort erfüllet würde (1:05) N/A
Dein Will gescheh, Herr Gott, zugleich (0:52) N/A
Die Schar aber und der Oberhauptmann (0:48) N/A
Von den Stricken meiner Sünden (4:48) N/A
Simon Petrus aber folgete Jesu nach (0:15) N/A
Ich folge dir gleichfalls (3:42) N/A
Derselbige Jünger war dem Hohenpriester bekannt (3:02) N/A
Wer hat dich so geschlagen (1:44) N/A
Und Hannas sandte ihn gebunden (2:15) N/A
Ach mein Sinn, wo willt du endlich hin (2:29) N/A
Petrus, der nicht denkt zurück (1:33) N/A
Christus, der uns selig macht (1:09) N/A
Da führeten sie Jesum von Kaiphas (4:04) N/A
Ach großer König, groß zu allen Zeiten (1:28) N/A
Da sprach Pilatus zu ihm (1:52) N/A
Betrachte, meine Seel (2:26) N/A
Erwäge, wie sein blutgefärbter Rücken (8:03) N/A
Und die Kriegsknechte flochten eine Krone (5:34) N/A
Durch dein Gefängnis, Gottes Sohn (1:03) N/A
Die Jüden aber schrieen und sprachen (4:10) N/A
Eilt ihr angefochtnen Seelen; Wohin? (3:59) N/A
Allda kreuzigten sie ihn (2:08) N/A
In meines Herzens Grunde (1:06) N/A
Die Kriegsknechte aber (3:48) N/A
Er nahm alles wohl in acht (1:16) N/A
Und von Stund an (1:18) N/A
Es ist vollbracht (4:45) N/A
Und neiget das Haupt und verschied (0:29) N/A
Mein teurer Heiland (4:22) N/A
Und siehe da, der Vorhang (0:29) N/A
Mein Herz, in dem die ganze Welt (0:51) N/A
Zerfließe, mein Herze (6:30) N/A
Die Jüden aber, dieweil es der Rüsttag war (2:07) N/A
O hilf, Christe, Gottes Sohn (1:08) N/A
Darnach bat Pilatum Joseph von Arimathia (2:00) N/A
Ruht wohl, ihr heiligen Gebeine (7:16) N/A
Ach Herr, laß dein lieb Engelein (2:37) N/A
Bach: The Little Notebook for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach N/A
Prelude in C Major, BWV 939 (0:35) N/A
Prelude in C minor, BWV 999 (0:56) N/A
Menuet-Trio in G minor, BWV 929 (1:33) N/A
Prelude in E Major, BWV 937 (1:23) N/A
Sinfonia in E-flat Major, BWV 791 (2:22) N/A
Prelude in D minor, BWV 926 (0:51) N/A
Prelude in C-sharp Major, BWV 872 (1:07) N/A
Prelude in F Major, BWV 901 (1:29) N/A
Prelude in C Major, BWV 933 (1:30) N/A
Fugue in C Major, BWV 953 (1:07) N/A
Fugue in C Major, BWV 952 (1:17) N/A
Bach: Concerto for Keyboard in D minor, BWV 1052 N/A
Opening credits (1:15) N/A
Introduction to Bach's Keyboard Concerto (3:01) N/A
Allegro (8:03) N/A
Adagio (6:00) N/A
Allegro (7:42) N/A
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