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  • Bach's Music
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    Grade Received on Report: 88 Johann Sebastian Bach Since the dawn of music, there have been many great composers throughout the world. However, no composer had a greater impact to music than Johann Sebastian Bach from the Baroque era (1600 ad. -1750 ad. ). Johann Sebastian Bach was a forefather to music as the author Homer was a forefather Western literature. Yet, unlike Homer's uses of words and verses in his literature, J.S. Bach used notes and chords in his music which to him was an apparatus...
  • Bachs Music
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    April Robinson Dr. Robbins Exposition & Report Writing 620: 015 21 February 2000 Bach: Life and Music He was a musical genius with thousands of musical compositions written in his lifetime. He spent his life in Germany, primarily Leipzig, and worked at a school for the city. He is considered to be one of the greatest musical composers, and composed till the day he died. An unruly youth who greatly disliked authority, he had a strong will and mind of his own. Well liked with many friends, yet no ...
  • Truer To Bach's Era And His Music
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    JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Johann Sebastian Bach was born in 1685 in the town of Thuringia, Germany where he was raised and spent most of his life. Due to a shortage of expenses, he was confined to a very limited geographical space, as was his career. This greatly affected his, in that his music was not as wiley known as other composers of the time. On traveling he never went farther north than Hamburg or farther south than Carlsbad. To look back on the life of Bach many have referred to him as "one ...
  • Orsino Bids Viola Approach Olivia
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    Twelfth Night, or What You Will (a Later Festive Comedy) In Illyria, the Duke of Illyria, Orsino states he is sick in love with Olivia. Valentine reports to him, however, that she will not see him any other man for seven years while she mourns the death of her father and brother (both died within the last six months). On the seacoast, Viola and her ship's captain come ashore after their ship sinks. Viola fears her twin brother Sebastian is drowned, but the captain thinks he saved himself by hold...
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
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    Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers in Western musical history. More than 1,000 of his compositions survive. Some examples are the Art of Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord, the Mass in B- Minor, the motets, the Easter and Christmas oratorios, Toccata in Major, French Suite No 5, Fugue in G Major, Fugue in G Minor ('The Great'), St. Matthew Passion, and Jesu Der Du Meine Seele. He came from a family of musicians. There were over 53 musicians ...
  • Time J.S. Bach
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    Johann Sebastian Bach was a German organist, composer, and musical scholar of the Baroque period, and is almost universally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time. His works, noted for their intellectual depth, technical command, and artistic beauty, have provided inspiration to nearly every musician after him, from Mozart to Schoenberg. J.S. Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany, March 21, 1685. Bach's uncles were all professional musicians ranging from church organists and court ch...
  • Trumpet Part Bach
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    Throughout history, in every field, there have been several families who stand out for their achievements. In music, few families can compete with the success or the productivity that the Bachs can proudly claim. The Bach family represents the most f mid able example of a musical dynasty. 1 The musical output of this family is remarkable. There were musician Bachs in the sixteenth century: the last of the line died in 1846. In between, there was no generation without a musician. They were all re...
  • Bach's Music
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    Johann Sebastian Bach was a composer of the Baroque era, the most celebrated member of a large family of northern German musicians. Although his contemporaries primarily as an outstanding harpsichordist, organist, and expert on organ building admired him. Bach is now generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time and is celebrated as the creator of the Brandenburg Concertos, The Well-Tempered Clavier, the Mass in B Minor, and numerous other masterpieces of church and instrumenta...
  • Mrs Sebastian And Alicia
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    Analysis of the Final Scenes of Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious After viewing Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious for the first time, the film did not strike me as particularly complex. Nothing specific about the film lodged itself in my brain screaming for an answer-or, at least, an attempted answer. Yet, upon subsequent viewings, subtle things became more noticeable. (Perhaps Hitchcock's subtlety is what makes him so enormously popular!) Hitchcock uses motifs and objects, shot styles and shifting points...
  • Viola With Olivia
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    Twelfth Night: Two Faces, One Mind As in most comedies, William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night extensively uses disguises, masks and mistaken identities to add to the comical nature of the play. Viola's disguise as Orsino's page, Cesario, becomes crucial to the action in the play. Without this important element, the action in the play would slow down dramatically, making the story much less intriguing. In addition to making the play less interesting, the disguise is also necessary to develop the st...
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
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    Johann Sebastian Bach; The Brandenburg Concertos One of the most profoundly inspired and masterful composers in history, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), was born into a musical family in Eisenach, Germany. Born into a musical family his father, Johann Ambrosius Bach, was a talented violinist, and taught his son the basic skills of string-playing. Another relation, the organist at Eisenach's most important church, instructed the young boy on the organ. In 1695, Johann Sebastian was orphaned; h...
  • Bach's Music For Solo Instruments
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    Johann Sebastian Bach was born on March 21, 1685. He was born in the town of Eisenach (Thuringia). Johann's fathers name was Johann Ambrosius Bach. His mothers name was Elisabeth. Johann was their eighth child. His two godfathers, who gave their name to the child, were Sebastian Nagel, town piper, and Johann George Koch, a ducal forrester in Eisenach. He was baptized in the Saint Georg's church. The baptismal entry is dated March 23, 1685. Johann's mother died in 1694 and his father died in 1695...
  • Important As The Church And Bach's Mass
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    Throughout the history of music, many great composers, theorists, and instrumentalists have left indelible marks and influences that people today look back on to admire and aspire to. No exception to this idiom is Johann Sebastian Bach, whose impact on music was unforgettable to say the least. People today look back to his writings and works to both learn and admire. Bach, who came from a family of over 53 musicians, was nothing short of a virtuoso instrumentalist as well as a masterful composer...

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