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: Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068 N/A
Ouverture (7:48) N/A
Air (5:37) N/A
Gavotte I & II (2:41) N/A
Bourrée (1:16) N/A
Gigue (3:21) N/A
Bach: Saint John Passion, BWV 245
Conductor: Ruben Valenzuela
Recording Date: Sat 14 Apr 2012
Ensemble: Bach Collegium San Diego
Zerfließe, mein Herze / St. John Passion, BWV 245 (6:33) N/A
Bach: Suite for Lute no 1 in E minor, BWV 996 N/A
Artist: Alice Giles
Recording Date: Wed 12 Oct 2016
Intro / About... (1:13) N/A
Suite for Lute no 1 in E minor, BWV 996 (16:20) N/A
Bach: Sonata in G Minor, BWV 1020 N/A
Intro / About.. (0:48) N/A
I - Allegro (4:52) N/A
II - Adagio (2:21) N/A
III - Allegro (3:15) N/A
Bach: Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor"
Ensemble: Canadian Brass
Recording Date: Fri 29 Jan 2016
Fugue in G minor, BWV 578 "Little G minor" (4:11) N/A
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