Composer Report.docx - Gaston Borroto 5907452 Composer Report Johann Sebastian Bach I’ve gone ahead and chosen Bach for my composer report as he is

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Gaston Borroto 5907452 Composer Report 10/13/2019 Johann Sebastian Bach I’ve gone ahead and chosen Bach for my composer report as he is one the only person on the list that I’ve voluntarily listened to music from and second, he is the name on the list I feel is the most recognizable for any kind of person. Even someone that hasn’t taken a music appreciation class. In my opinion, Bach is the most renowned composer from the Baroque period. He is very well known for his many instrumental compositions my favorite being the Brandenburg Concertos. His contributions as a composer are multiplied in that he had many famous music icons come before and after him that bore his name. He was most well-known as an organist in the 18 th century. There is not much known about Bach’s character due to how long ago he was around but if there is one thing that is widely accepted as a family man, with excellent work ethic, and a strong personality. He birthed over twenty children, and
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Unformatted text preview: about a dozen made it into adult hood. Bach certainly shared his love for music with his kids as many of them became successful musicians in their own lives. Despite all of Bachs amazing qualities, he was also known to have quiet the temper (even once pulling a knife on a bassoonist). Bach is also a contributing factor in the development of early piano prototypes. There was a point where Bach’s significance was publicly “forgotten” due to this Baroque Genre of music going out of style but brought back and established as a during the Romantic Era. Beethoven regarded Bach as, “The Father of Harmony” further adding to his significance. If there is one thing that can be said with absolute certainty its that Bach’s extreme complexity, vast range, and obvious work ethic will teach countless young musicians for years to come....
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