Music Masters: The Story of Bach
The Music Masters series presents the lives and music of the world's great composers in an exciting, easy-to-follow format. A narrator discusses the composer's life, and specieally selected music is played--an interesting, informative way to learn more about the giants of classical music.
From the back of the CD:
THE STORY OF BACH (1685-1750)
DID YOU KNOW. . .
Bach came from a long line of musicians.
Bach was the most celebrated German organist of his time.
Mozart said of Bach: "He is the father of all music. We are his children."
Bach had 20 children, several of whom also became famous as composers and performers.
Most of Bach's music was forgotton until the German composer, Felix Mendelssohn, began a revival in 1829.
Special bonus: Following the story of the life and music of Bach, you will hear an additional bonus of the complete Violin Concerto in E Major and Double Violin Concerto in D Minor
Total playing time--74:16 minutes