Johann Sebastian Bach, Composer
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(1685-1750).  The musicologist Nicolas Slonimsky states that Bach is "a master comparable in greatness of stature with Aristotle in philosophy and Leonardo da Vinci in art". Bach is the unsurpassed foundational composer of western classical music, creating a sense of tonal gravity that influences music to this day.  There was, of course, important music in earlier eras, but many of the fundamental musical techniques used by composers in the classical, romantic, and even the modern eras can b...
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Bach: Prelude and Fugue No. 6 in D minor, BWV 875, WTC II
Recording Date: Sat 28 Mar 2015
Prelude and Fugue No. 6 in D minor, BWV 875, WTC II (3:16) N/A
Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor, BWV 1060R
Conductor: Jaime Laredo
Recording Date: Mon 30 Sep 2013
I - Allegro (5:04)
II - Adagio (4:56)
III - Allegro (3:45)
Bach: St. John Passion N/A
Conductor: Ruben Valenzuela
Recording Date: Fri 13 Apr 2012
Ensemble: Bach Collegium San Diego
Ach mein Sinn (2:29) N/A
Erwäge wie sein blutgefärbter Rücken (8:03) N/A
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