Bayerisches Junior Ballett München


Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was a prolific German composer and musician of the Baroque era, known for his profound influence on Western music. Born into a family of musicians, Bach's early exposure to music laid the foundation for his exceptional talent. Throughout his career, Bach composed over 1,000 works spanning various genres, including orchestral, chamber, vocal, and keyboard music. His compositions are characterized by their intricate counterpoint, emotional depth, and technical brilliance. Bach's innovations, such as the development of musical forms like the fugue and his advancements in keyboard technique, have had a lasting impact on music history. His enduring masterpieces, such as the Brandenburg Concertos, the Mass in B minor, and the Goldberg Variations, continue to be celebrated for their beauty and complexity. Bach's legacy as one of the greatest composers of all time is firmly established, with his music remaining an integral part of the classical music canon.