Questions tagged [johann-sebastian-bach]

For questions about the German baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach, born in 1685, died in 1750.

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Why is the Chaconne from Bach's Partita for Violin No. 2 so widely lauded?

I recently came across a recording of Bach's Partita for Violin No. 2, the fifth movement (the Chaconne), and upon researching it further, I learnt that it is often praised as a very important ...
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Has anyone recorded a cello version of Bach's Prelude No. 1 in C major (BWV 846)

Note: I really mean CELLO version! I'm sure I've heard it, but starting to think I imagine it. It's also called 'Prelude and Fugue No.1 in C Major, BWM 846'. I believe it's the warm-up piece Bach ...
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Why did Glenn Gould love the Elizabethan keyboard composers?

And why, after so long, have so few performers followed his lead but instead wandered after his side interest, Bach? Were scientists the same, they'd now be spending most of their efforts on Newton's ...
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What is the following Bach edition number?

I heard the following Bach Bouree but I'm unsure about what the edition number is. I looked for a long while until I found it recently.
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Interlude Section in Deep Purple's “Burn” Sounds like Bach

In Deep Purple's Burn, in G minor, there is a guitar solo / interlude section that has a chord progression of: GmㅡCmㅡFㅡB♭ㅡE♭ㅡCm6(omit fifth)*ㅡD7 * Play with the notes E♭, A, C. This is ...
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Violin recording of Johann Ernst Prinz playing Bach Violin Concerto in C Major? (BWV 984)

I remember I encountered a violin rendition of BWV 984 on youtube, but the channel that uploaded it has gone down for copyright reasons. Does anyone know where I could find this recording?