The Art of Fugue
A Fugue is a complex form of music using advanced counterpoint to create ingenious harmonies. JS Bach advanced this form to the highest level with his unfinished masterpiece: 'Art of Fugue'
Bach's keyboard duel with Louis Marchand
From his compositions and children to the pronunciation of his name, here’s everything you need to know about the great composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Bach’s Music, Back Then and Right Now
Reinventing Bach By Paul Elie (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 498 pp., $30) THE ONLY TWO things missing in Bach’s music are randomness and sex. And yet in our era—so consumed with both—Bach has not lost his appeal. Bach’s ongoing star quality and his endless DNA-like capacity for mutation and adaptation are the subject of Paul Elie’s passionate and grand book. It is a work with a cast of thousa...
J. S. Bach: Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende (BWV28)
J. S. Bach: Gottlob! nun geht das Jahr zu Ende (BWV28)Cantata for the First Sunday after Christmas (1725)Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & ChoirTon KoopmanDebor...