Johann Friedrich Fasch<br />Born 1688 <br />Died 1758<br />
Studied under Johann Kahnau<br />
Born in Buttelstadt, Germany <br />
Johann Friedrich Fasch traveled throughout Germany and played the violin for the Bayreuth orchestra in 1714.<br />
Studied at Leipzig University<br />
He composed church music:<br />  twelve cycles <br />  of church cantatas,<br />  psalm settings, <br />  and masses. <br />
He composed instrumental music:<br /><ul><li> 90 overture-suites
 68 concerts
 19 symphonies
 18 trio sonatas</li></li></ul><li>He had a son, Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch.<br /><ul><li>Also a composer
Played the harpsichord
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  1. 1. Johann Friedrich Fasch<br />Born 1688 <br />Died 1758<br />
  2. 2. Studied under Johann Kahnau<br />
  3. 3. Born in Buttelstadt, Germany <br />
  4. 4. Johann Friedrich Fasch traveled throughout Germany and played the violin for the Bayreuth orchestra in 1714.<br />
  5. 5. Studied at Leipzig University<br />
  6. 6. He composed church music:<br /> twelve cycles <br /> of church cantatas,<br /> psalm settings, <br /> and masses. <br />
  7. 7. He composed instrumental music:<br /><ul><li> 90 overture-suites
  8. 8. 68 concerts
  9. 9. 19 symphonies
  10. 10. 18 trio sonatas</li></li></ul><li>He had a son, Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch.<br /><ul><li>Also a composer
  11. 11. Played the harpsichord
  12. 12. Founded the Sing-Akademiezu Berlin </li></li></ul><li>Ever heard of Johann Sebastian Bach?<br />Bach was awarded the position of <br />Cantor at St. Thomas University a position <br />Fasch was seeking himself<br />Bach even made manuscripts of some of<br />Fasch’s work.<br />
  13. 13. Johann Friedrich Fasch died at the age of 70.<br />Sadly none of his work was actually written<br />down during his lifetime and 4 of his operas have been completely lost to us.<br />
  14. 14. Sources:<br />Wikipedia “Johann Sebastian Bach” 16, April 2011.Web.<br />Wikipedia “Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch” 30, March 2011.Web.<br />Wikipedia “Johann Friedrich Fasch” 20, March 2011.Web.<br />Google Images for : Germany Map, Johann Kahnau, and Leipzig University.<br />

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