Johann Sebastian Bach Influence

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There have been so many incredible instrumentalists, composers and theorists that have left marks that influence people and the music that is produced still to this day. Johann Sebastian Bach can be considered one of these composers and is one of the greatest composers of Western musical history. Some of Bach’s musical compositions still inspire and survive, in fact there is more than a thousand that are still around. Some examples of Bach’s pieces could be: Art of the Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations of Harpsichord, and the Mass in B-Minor. Bach has even influenced many notable composers such as Mozart and Beethoven. Johann Sebastian Bach had an unforgettable impact on the world of music and influenced the Baroque period …show more content…

A couple of days before his death her read parts of the hymn Vor deinen Thron tret’ ich allheir for his son-in-law to jot down. Following Bach’s high fever and stroke, he died on July 28, 1750. Four of his sons carried on his musical tradition of the Bach family. His influence on music is well stated on the words of Joannes Brahms” “Study Bach: there you will find everything.” In his lifetime, he received very little appreciation; nor was he adequately paid. For over 150 years his graved remained unmarked. Bach’s legacy was forgotten until the beginning of the nineteenth century. Today, he is known and remembered as one of the greatest composers of all time. Bach’s impact influenced many musicians including Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig Van Beethoven. Musically, Bach was the master at invoking and maintaining different emotions. He also inspired more and more musicians to be involved in their works and thus created more musicians and movies that have helped their lives. Some of Bach’s most famous works were Bradenburg Concerto No. 3, Well-Tempered Clavier, Ave Maria, and Sheep May Safely Graze. As you can see Bach’s life was filled with prosperous music and he had a large influence on musicians which influenced more

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