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vioolrecital
Title
Violin sonatas
Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750
Performer
Andrew Manze  (viool) Richard Egarr 1963- (klavecimbel) Jaap Ter Linden  (cello)
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 2000
2 cd's
Recording date
1999
Playing time
02:35:36
EAN
0093046725020
CDR
CBX1570

About Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the late Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Cello Suites and Brandenburg Concertos; keyboard works such as the Goldberg Variations, The Well-Tempered Clavier and the Toccata and Fugue in D minor; and vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. Since the 19th-century Bach Revival, he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers in the history of Western music.

The Bach family already counted several composers when Johann Sebastian was born as the last child of a city musician in Eisenach. After being orphaned at the age of 10, he lived for five years with his eldest brother Johann Christoph, after which he continued his musical formation in Lüneburg. From 1703 he was back in Thuringia, working as a musician for Protestant churches i…Read more on Wikipedia

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