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Johann Sebastian Bach
Transcript of Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Christoph Bach
Maria Barbara Bach
1685 - 1750
J. S. Bach Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Johann Ambrosius Bach
Maria Elisabeth Lämmerhirt
Frauenplan 21, Eisenach, Thuringia
Bach's 1st wife
Bach's 2nd wife
Buried in St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, Germany.
Cantata: A mighty Fortress Is Our God
His christian faith had the most influence in his music.
Would sing in the church choirs, as a kid.
Director and composer at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Leipzig, Germany.
The majority of his music were composed for the church.
2 teams (A and B)
2 people (1 person from each team) competing against each other.
The wheel will spin, a question will appear.
They will answer the question on the board as fast as they can, before the other person.
The winner is the one that answered it first and correctly.
Principal Works: Vocabulary
A musical form based on continuous variations over a ground bass.
A choral composition, either sacred and resembling a short oratorio or secular, as a lyric drama set to music but not to be acted.
A vocal composition in polyphonic style, on a Biblical or similar prose text, intended for use in a church service.
An ordered series of instrumental movements of any character.
A composition for one or more principal instruments, with orchestral accompaniment, now usually in symphonic form.
A composition for one or two instruments, typically in three or four movements in contrasted forms and keys.
A hymn, especially one with strong harmonization or a group of singers specializing in singing church music; choir.
An introductory piece of music, most commonly an orchestral opening to an act of an opera, the first movement of a suite, or a piece preceding a fugue.
A composition usually for the organ that is based on a chorale or other hymn tune and is typically contrapuntal in style.
A musical composition for a keyboard instrument designed to exhibit the performer's touch and technique.
A composition in fanciful or irregular form or style.
A contrapuntal composition in which a short melody or phrase (the subject) is introduced by one part and successively taken up by others and developed by interweaving the parts.
Sacred vocal works: 200 + church cantatas and 7 + motets.
Secular vocal works : + 20 cantatas
Chamber music: 6 sonatas and partitas, 6 sonatas and 6 suites.
A suite, typically for a solo instrument or chamber ensemble.
Concertos for 1,2,3 and 4 harpsichords
4 orchestral suites
6 Brandenburg Concertos
Concertos for 1 and 2 violins
2 volumes of Das wobltemperirte Clavier
6 English Suites (c. 1722)
6 French Suites (c. 1722)
Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue (c. 1720)
Italian Concerto (1735)
Goldberg Variations (1741-42)
Die der Fuge (c.1745-50) ; suites, fugues, capriccios,concertos, inventions and sinfonias.
A lively piece of music, typically one that is short and free in form.
Is a short composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) with two-part counterpoint.
Is italian for "symphony."