JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Celia Pidal Luisa Cuenca Marga Sainz Daniel Portilla
INTRODUCTION Bach is a baroque composer . Baroque music is a style of Western music extending aproximately from 1600 to 1750. Baroque music forms a major portion of the classical music, being widely studied performed and listened to. Composers of the Baroque Era include Bach.
His Life Childhood Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany. Bach came from a long line of composers . By the time Johann was 10, both his parents had died, so he was brought up by his older brother, who was a church organist. Johann became a very good organist, too.
OTHER IMPORTANTS THINGSHIS JOBSJohann Sebastian Bach held three major jobs inhis life:1. First he worked for a duke2. Then for a prince3. And finally, he became director of music at the St. Thomas Church and School in Leipzig, Germany.
HIS IMPORTANT WORKS His major works are: Brandenburg Concertos The Well-Tempered Clavier The Mass in B MinorThe St. Matthew Passion The Art of Fugue The Musical Offering The Goldberg Variations Toccata and Fugue in D minor Cantatas Concerto Italian French Overture The cello Suites The Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin Suites orquestales
last years of his life Bachs health declined in 1749,and he became blind , so the British eye surgeon Jonh Taylor operated on Bach while visiting Leipzig in April of 1750