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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

 Video Interview, Thibaut Garcia on Bach Inspirations

The French guitarist talks to Katherine about his new album of Bach-influenced works by Villa-Lobos, Tansman, Barrios Mangoré and Gounod - as well as transcriptions of the composer's own Chaconne and two of his best-known chorales.

 Video Interview, BACH 333 unboxed

Chris and Katherine explore Deutsche Grammophon's mammoth new Bach Edition, produced in collaboration with Decca Classics and the Leipzig Bach Archive and running to over 280 hours of music.

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Recomposed by Peter Gregson - Bach: The Cello Suites
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