While you should spend most of this page reading carefully, i would suggest skimming through all of the section called “life,” looking for major musical influences in his life additionally, you johann sebastian bach (31 march 1685 –28 july 1750) was a german composer and musician of the baroque period he enriched. Johann sebastian bach the works of the german composer and organist johann sebastian bach (1685-1750) are the ultimate expression of polyphony in his letter requesting an honorable dismissal, he states very clearly that his goal in life is with all goodwill to conduct well-ordered church music to the honor of god. In this lecture, professor wright discusses the baroque period through a detailed look at the life and music of johann sebastian bach he first takes the students professor wright then discusses bach's music, and techniques of baroque music in general, within the context of the composer's life the lecture concludes with. In addition to writing some of the most important music of his day, monteverdi unwittingly elucidated perhaps the most critical tenet of the baroque era during the so-called like many composers born into a musical family, johann sebastian bach received his earliest instruction from his father in eisenach after his father's. Listen to 10 bach works without leaving the browser johann sebastian bach (31 march [os 21 march] 1685 – 28 july 1750) was a german composer and musician of the baroque period.
Who was “bach” bach was a prominent german composer and multi- instrumentalist in the baroque period his works laid down the foundation of the baroque musical period and ultimately brought it to its maturity 4 childhood bach was born on march 31st, 1685 in eisenach, germany he was born into a. Composers of the 17th and 18th century in german-speaking countries were open to the fascination of italian and french models, and created a diverse and to reduce the baroque era in german-speaking countries to its most renowned representatives such as johann sebastian bach, george frideric handel and georg. Johann sebastian bach was a german composer, born in late seventeen century into a reputed musical family at eisenach, germany he had his early musical training under his father and uncle he lost both his parents at a young age following which his eldest brother took him into his household and.
Johann sebastian bach is one of the greatest composers in western musical history he was born in eisenach, germany, into a family of working musicians in 1695, when bach's style is baroque, characterised by lots of notes, simple motoric rhythms, and steady shifts of underlying harmony - it was derided by some as. Johann sebastian bach (march 21, 1685-july 28, 1750) was a german baroque composer he was one of the greatest composers of all time, but during his lifetime, he was little-known and was mostly recognized for performing on the organ bach composed in many established musical forms, including, for example, the.
Find johann sebastian bach biography and history on allmusic - johann sebastian bach was better known as a bach was a german composer of the baroque period and virtuoso organist his music is notable he was taken in by his recently married oldest brother, johann christoph, who lived in ohrdruf because of. 8) johann sebastian bach (1685-1750)--born in germany, bach is arguably the greatest composer of all time 9) george frideric handel (1685-1759)--the third of the composers born in 1685, handel was german but spent the majority of his life in england, where he is best known for his operas and oratorios, as well as. Johann sebastian bach was a german composer and musician of the baroque period he enriched established german styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivicorganisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from italy and france bach's compositions include.
Johann sebastian bach, (born march 21, 1685, eisenach, thuringia, ernestine saxon duchies [germany]—died july 28, 1750, leipzig), composer of the baroque era, the most celebrated member of a large family of north german musicians although he was admired by his contemporaries primarily as an. Short video biography about the life and music of johann sebastian bach johann sebastian bach was a german composer of the baroque era and is considered by. For many classical music lovers, johann sebastian bach is the greatest composer of them all a prolific the naxos bach album is an excellent introduction his marvellous music handel's oratorio messiah is probably this german-born, london-based composer's best loved work naxos.
Johann sebastian bach (1685- 1750) - johann sebastian bach student's name university affiliation johann sebastian bach (1685- 1750) young life johann sebastian bach was a german composer, said to be one of the best organists of his time (baroque music) he was born in march 1685 in eisenach, thuringia as the. The baroque age johann sebastian bach born: eisenach, march 21, 1685 died: leipzig, july 28, 1750 portrait of johann sebastian bach regarded as perhaps the greatest composer of all time, bach was known during his lifetime primarily as an outstanding organ player and technician the youngest of eight children. Johann sebastian bach is considered by many to be the greatest composer in the history of ann ronan picture library / print collector / getty images coming in at number one is johann sebastian bach (1685–1750), one of the best-known of all composers in classical music bach was born into one of.