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Unit 4

  1. 1. Picture From:http://mannaismayaadventure.com/category/the-composers/
  2. 2. *Known as the Great Composers of all times!*Born: March 21st , 1685Death: July 28th, 1750
  3. 3. Bach was born in Eisenach, Saxe-Eisenach.
  4. 4. Bach Pianohttp://redmayor.wordpress.com/category/bach-johann-sebastian/
  5. 5. Violin Before the age of ten Bach was being taught how to play the ViolinHarpsichord and Harpsichord from his Father.
  6. 6. Music was part of The Bach families DNA!! He came from a family that loved music!A nineteenth century depiction of theBach family at morning music practice.Bach is at the keyboard and the otherfamily members are playing or singing. (Left) Bach with three of his sons
  7. 7. Bach had a growing reputation as agreat performer, and it was his greattechnical skill that landed him theposition of organist at the NewChurch in Arnstadt. In 1707, Bach was glad to leave Arnstadt for a organist position at the Church of St. Blaise in Mühlhausen. Which did not turn out well for Bach. In 1717, Bach accepted a position with Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cöthen.
  8. 8. Bach’s job required him to teach the students in singing and to provide weekly music. In the two main Churches in Leipzig. St. Thomas Church, LeipzigSt. Nicholas Church, Leipzig
  9. 9. Bach as a young man His mother died in 1694, the following year after his mother his father passed. At the age 10 Bach moved in with his oldest brother Johann Christoph Bach.
  10. 10. Organ sound→ After his parents deaths his brother started to teach him how to play the Organ.
  11. 11. In 1707 Bach married MariaBarbara Bach!! Which was hissecond cousin. Together they had seven children, four of them survived to adulthood.
  12. 12. 17 Months after Bach’s firstwife passing, He married AnnaMagdalena Wilcke. Together they raised the children from the first marriage of Bach’s, and had 13 more children of their own. *7 of their children passed away at a young age.
  13. 13. “If I decide to be “Music is anan idiot, then I’ll agreeable harmonybe an idiot on my for the honor ofown accord.” God and the permissible delights of the soul.” “Its easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.”
  14. 14. Statue of Johann Sebastian Bach in Leipzig, Germany
  15. 15. • Bach became increasingly blind, so British eye surgeon operated on him April of 1750.• July 28th 1750 Bach died at age 65.• Modern historians speculate that the cause of death was a stroke complicated by pneumonia. Bach’s Grave At St. Thomas Church
  16. 16. →" Johann Sebastian Bach." 2012. Biography.com 07 Mar 2012, 10:36http://www.biography.com/people/johann-sebastian-bach-9194289→ Boyd, Malcolm. Bach, 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press,2000. ISBN 0195142225→David, H. T. and A. Mendel (eds.). The New Bach Reader, 2nd ed.Revised and expanded by C. Wolff. New York: W. W. Norton andCompany, 1999. ISBN 0393319563→Forkel, Johann Nicolaus. On Johann Sebastian Bachs Life, Genius,and Works (1802). Translated by A. C. F. Kollmann (1820).Gaines, James R. Evening in the Palace of Reason. New York:Harper/Collins, 2005. ISBN 0007156588→ Rasmussen, Michelle. "Bach, Mozart, and the Musical Midwife."The New Federalist (August 2001). Available online from the SchillerInstitute. Retrieved August 28, 2007.
  17. 17. → "Violin." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 26 Apr 2008, 05:03 UTC.Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 26 Apr 2008<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Violin&oldid=208265482>.→ Boyd, Malcolm. Bach, 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.ISBN 0195142225→ David, H. T. and A. Mendel (eds.). The New Bach Reader, 2nd ed.Revised and expanded by C. Wolff. New York: W. W. Norton and Company,1999. ISBN 0393319563→ Forkel, Johann Nicolaus. On Johann Sebastian Bachs Life, Genius, andWorks (1802). Translated by A. C. F. Kollmann (1820).Gaines, James R. Evening in the Palace of Reason. New York:Harper/Collins, 2005. ISBN 0007156588→Rasmussen, Michelle. "Bach, Mozart, and the Musical Midwife." TheNew Federalist (August 2001). Available online from the Schiller Institute.Retrieved August 28, 2007.→http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Sebastian_Bach#Death_.281750.29→http://www.quotesdaddy.com/author/Johann+Sebastian+Bach→17 Mar. 2012<http://www.infoplease.com/atlas/country/germany.html>.

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