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Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto # 2


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Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

About Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born into a musical dynasty. The Bach family had over 300 years' worth of professional composers and musicians, but Johann Sebastian was the most famous of all of them. In addition to being one of the greatest composers the world has ever known, Bach was also an excellent organist and violinist.

Track list:
Bach: Two-part Invention No. 1 in C Major
Bach: Toccata and Fugue in d minor
Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major
Bach: Orchestral Suite #3
Bach: Jesu Bleibet Meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Manís Desiring)
Bach: St. Matthew Passion
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Which country did Bach come from?





2.What kind of music did Bach NOT write?

pieces for organ



choral works

3. Which composer revived Bach's music?





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