Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750
Narrated by: John Ringham
Length: 51 mins
Categories: Biographies & Memoirs
4 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Johann Sebastian Bach has been called the father of Western music; precise andincredibly prolific, his works fill 52 volumes. He was an obstinate but nevertheless modest man and the outstanding tributes paid to his work more than a 100 years after his burial in an unmarked grave, would have probably amused him. This programme traces the development of his life and work and is copiously illustrated with examples of his music.
©1977 David Allen (P)1977 Ivan & Inge Berg

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OK, wish it had more...

It was OK. I couldn't find much on Bach in audio. This was about the only thing. There were some interesting little stories of Bach's life. But, it certainly was a quick high level sweep. The alternation of music and narrative gave it a flavor for the period. Audio quality of the music was not high, but I was listening through a car adapter.