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Born: Eisenach, Thuringia, March 21, 1685<br/>
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Born: Eisenach, Thuringia, March 21, 1685
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Died: Leipzig, Germany, July 28, 1750
 
Died: Leipzig, Germany, July 28, 1750
 
Major Works:
 
  
* Choral Music:
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'''Major Works''':
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*''Choral Music'':
 
**The Passion According to St. John
 
**The Passion According to St. John
 
**The Passion According to St. Matthew
 
**The Passion According to St. Matthew
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**Church cantatas
 
**Church cantatas
 
              
 
              
* Orchestral Music:
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*''Orchestral Music'':
 
**6 Brandenberg Concertos
 
**6 Brandenberg Concertos
 
**4 suites
 
**4 suites
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**Concerto in D minor for two violins and orchestra
 
**Concerto in D minor for two violins and orchestra
 
              
 
              
* Piano Music (including clavier, clavichord, harpsichord):
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*''Piano Music (including clavier, clavichord, harpsichord)'':
 
**6 French suites
 
**6 French suites
 
**6 English suites
 
**6 English suites
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**Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue
 
**Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue
 
                
 
                
* Chamber Music:
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*''Chamber Music'':
 
**6 sonatas for violin and piano
 
**6 sonatas for violin and piano
 
**3 sonatas for unaccompanied violin
 
**3 sonatas for unaccompanied violin
 
**3 partitas for unaccompanied violin
 
**3 partitas for unaccompanied violin
 
              
 
              
* Organ Music:
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*''Organ Music'':
 
**Passacaglia in C minor
 
**Passacaglia in C minor
 
**Toccata and Fugue in D minor
 
**Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Revision as of 14:51, 28 September 2011

Born: Eisenach, Thuringia, March 21, 1685

Died: Leipzig, Germany, July 28, 1750

Major Works:

  • Choral Music:
    • The Passion According to St. John
    • The Passion According to St. Matthew
    • Mass in B minor
    • Church cantatas
  • Orchestral Music:
    • 6 Brandenberg Concertos
    • 4 suites
    • Concerto in D minor for piano and orchestra
    • Concertos in A minor and E major for violin and orchestra
    • Concerto in D minor for two violins and orchestra
  • Piano Music (including clavier, clavichord, harpsichord):
    • 6 French suites
    • 6 English suites
    • 6 partitas
    • The Well Tempered Clavier
    • Goldberg Variations
    • Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue
  • Chamber Music:
    • 6 sonatas for violin and piano
    • 3 sonatas for unaccompanied violin
    • 3 partitas for unaccompanied violin
  • Organ Music:
    • Passacaglia in C minor
    • Toccata and Fugue in D minor
    • Fantasia and Fugue in G minor
    • Toccata in C major

Source: Cross, Milton, and David Ewen. 1962. Milton Cross' Encyclopedia of the Great Composers and Their Music. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.