The Life and Works of Johann Sebastian Bach

GENINT 741.272
Osher (50+). This course explores Bach's life and works within the cultural and historical context of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
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J.S. Bach (1685-1750), a German composer of the Baroque period, composed in many established musical forms the cantata and fugue, and developed them into complex and sublime pieces. His music is notable for its counterpoint compositional style, and emotional expressiveness. This course explores Bach's life and works within the cultural and historical context of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in order to understand the music and the world in which it was conceived.

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