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ThoroughBass: Bach in Three
13 July 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm AEST
Johann Sebastian Bach has probably never been more popular than he is today. What is it about his music that is so appealing? He headed a dynasty of exceptionally talented musicians, the most prominent of which are his second son by his first marriage – Carl Philip Emmanuel, and his youngest son, by his second wife – Johann Christian. With a twenty year gap in ages between these three we see a huge difference in the way they each made music, from the intricate and abstruse style of the great JS, to the florid and eccentric Emmanuel, to the lyrically lovely Christian.
Stephen Freeman, Shaun Warden (violins), Shaun Ng (viola da gamba), Diana Weston (harpsichord).