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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Composer

A colossus amongst composers, J. S. Bach was born and lived in Germany throughout his life. He was the most eminent organist of his day and he ranks as one of the finest composers for that instrument. Our ‘Presto Recommends… J.S. Bach (choral and vocal)’ feature is our hand-picked selection of his greatest recordings.

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Further Reading: Bach, J S

 Recording of the Week, Masaaki Suzuki completes his Bach cantata cycle

Masaaki Suzuki and the Bach Collegium bring their mighty Bach cycle to a close with a pairing of two 'Cantatas of Contentment'.

 Recording of the Week, Yo-Yo Ma records Bach's Cello Suites for the third and final time

The Chinese-American cellist returns to works which he describes as his 'constant musical companions' in interpretations of uncommon freshness and spontaneity.

Popular Works: Bach, J S

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Johann Sebastian Bach - Víkingur Ólafsson
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JS Bach: Complete Organ Works
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Recomposed by Peter Gregson - Bach: The Cello Suites
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JS Bach: Cello Suites (transcribed for viola)
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