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"I'll be BACH."

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"I'll be BACH."
Early music
Had a beautiful voice, began singing at a monastery in Luneberg at age 15
Studied famous composers such as...
Girolamo Fresobaldi
Johann Joseph Fux
Dietrich Buxtehude
Began composing his most famous works around the early 1700s
Born in Eisenach, Germany in 1685
Father taught him violin and harischord
His mother died when he was 9 and his father not long after
Taken in by his older brother
Left again to his own resources after brother passed away
Early Life
1. Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
Organ piece popular in horror films
Written in 1705
One of Bach's last compositions
Not completed until 1749, the year before his death
2. Mass in B Minor
They are widely regarded as among the finest musical compositions of the Baroque era.
3. The Brandenburg Concertos
Arranged to be a flute solo
Longest keyboard suite movement ever composed by Bach
Usually has a duration of 30-31 minutes if all the repeats are taken
5. The Overture in French Style
Bach's Contemporaries
Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Bach's Contemporaries. (n.d.). Bach's Contemporaries. Retrieved November 18, 2013, from http://www.oocities.org/vienna/5325/bach

Cummings, R. (n.d.). Johann Sebastian Bach. All Music. Retrieved November 14, 2013, from http://www.allmusic.com/artist/johann-sebastian-bach-mn0000075140/biography
1710-1784- He was Johann Sebastian Bach's second child and eldest son. He was an unpopular musician. He died poor.
1714-1788. He was J.S. Bach's fifth child and third son he was an an able composer and harpsichordist. In 1740 he played keyboard for the young, and very talented, king of Prussia, Frederick the Great for 28 years.
Bach's Contemporaries
Karl Friedrich Abel
1723-87 - German composer. A student of Bach. They worked together for 20 years and promoted concerts
Bach's Contemporaries
Major Composition COUNTDOWN
4. Rondeau
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