Essays Tagged: "Well Tempered Clavier"

Johann Sebastian Bach

8th centuries--the allemande, courante, saraband, and gigue.One of Bach's most famous works is `The Well-Tempered Clavier,' a collection of preludes and fugues (the prelude is a freer form than the fu ... was written to show the advantages of the even-tempered method of tuning keyboard instruments. Also well known are the six `Brandenburg Concertos'.Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750 was famous as a mast ...

(2 pages) 208 1 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists


to detail!professional organist, and continued hisyounger brother's education on thatinstrument, as well as on the harpsichord.After several years in this arrangement,Johann Sebastian won a scholarshi ... the greatestvirtuosi on those instruments. His writingfor keyboard - the Goldberg Variations andThe Well-Tempered Clavier, among others -reveal an unsurpassed ability to combineintricate musical struc ...

(3 pages) 128 0 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Johann Sebastian Bach

nued to make music as a violinist and organist and its said that he studied with Georg Bohm another well known organist and composer. In the summer of 1702 Bach left Luneburg and applied for a post as ... harpsichordist, singer and copyist.In 1722 Bach completed his 1st book of keyboard collections, The Well-tempered Clavier, 24 Preludes and Fugues in all major and minor keys, although it was not publi ...

(4 pages) 80 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The life of Johann Sebastian Bach.

l performer in local festivals. His sons moreover, descendants where survived renowned organists as well as composers. One of his grandsons was Johann Ambrosius Bach who lived from 1645 to 1695. He wa ... orious violinist in addition to him being one of the towns' musicians in Eisenach in their time, as well as the father of Johann Sebastian Bach. Johann Sebastian Bach was born in the village of Eisena ...

(6 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers