This "Rookie Biography" does a great job with Bach, offering MANY color photographs of the places Bach lived .
This "Rookie Biography" does a great job with Bach, offering MANY color photographs of the places Bach lived and worked, as well as pages of his compositions, family portraits, and color illustrations. Very good early grades biography of an inspirational composer.
Johann Sebastian Bach Biography. Composer (1685–1750)
Johann Sebastian Bach Biography. Composer (1685–1750). A magnificent baroque-era composer, Johann Sebastian Bach is revered through the ages for his work's musical complexities and stylistic innovations. An independent and sometimes arrogant young man, Bach did not get along well with his students and was scolded by church officials for not rehearsing them frequently enough. Bach did not help his situation when he disappeared for several months in 1705.
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Johann Sebastian Bach book. I really like this old "Rookie Biography" series for beginning readers. The newer "Rookie Biographies" have considerably less content. We read this biography of Bach and enjoyed the blend of photos and illustrations. My son was amazed to see the photo of Bach's "actual violin! from 300 years ago?" I also appreciated that Bach's faith in God was given its proper due.
Johann Sebastian Bach, composer of the Baroque era and member of a large family .
Johann Sebastian Bach, composer of the Baroque era and member of a large family of north German musicians. He was later regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time, celebrated for such pieces as the Brandenburg Concertos and The Well-Tempered Clavier. Appearing at a propitious moment in the history of music, Bach was able to survey and bring together the principal styles, forms, and national traditions that had developed during preceding generations and, by virtue of his synthesis, enrich them all. Top Questions. Why is Johann Sebastian Bach important?
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and organist.
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and organist. The most important member of the Bach family, his genius combined outstanding performing musicianship with supreme creative powers in which forceful and original inventiveness, technical mastery and intellectual control are perfectly balanced. While it was in the former capacity, as a keyboard virtuoso, that in his lifetime he acquired an almost legendary fame, it is the latter virtues and accomplishments, as a composer, that by the end of the 18th century earned him a unique historical position.
Johann Sebastian Bach was a great German composer. The elder Bach also encouraged him to copy the music of renowned musicians and watch how organs were constructed. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life. Simultaneously, he also attended the Gymnasium in Ohrdruf, where he received lessons in Latin, Greek, French, Italian, and theology. During this period, he sang in the local choir.
Johann Sebastian Bach's music lives on today thanks to his amazing catalogue of concertos, choral, organ and keyboard works - but what happened during his lifetime? Take a look at our top facts about the composer. 1. When is Bach's birthday? Born in the same year as his baroque counterpart Handel, Johann Sebastian Bach came into the world on March 21st 1685. He was born in the town of Eisenach, Germany, to Johann Ambrosius Bach and Maria Elisabeth Lammerhirt.
His father (Johann Ambrosius Bach) was the director of the local town . During his lifetime, Bach was regarded as a great organist and teacher. One contemporary wrote of Bach’s organ playing.
His father (Johann Ambrosius Bach) was the director of the local town musicians. Aged only 10, the young Bach lost both his parents and was brought up by his oldest Brother Johann Christoph. His brother was an organist at a local church, and he taught the young Back how to play the clavichord. Bach was a good student both academically and musically; he was said to have an ‘an uncommonly fine treble voice’. When he was 14, he attained a scholarship to the prestigious St Michael’s School in Luneburg.