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Bach, Johann Sebastian

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Immensely influential and prolific composer of the Baroque period; born in 1685, died 1750.

He wrote religious and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments. Some of his best known compositions might include the Brandenburg concertos, the Goldberg Variations, The Well-Tempered Clavier, his Mass in B Minor, and his St Matthew Passion.
  • Bach Bibliography

    A database of resources compiled by Yo Tomita, Queen's University Belfast. Also includes a FAQ and a listing of conferences and events.

  • The Bach Cantatas Website

    A comprehensive library of information about Bach's cantatas and other vocal works, with discographies and reviews, texts and scores, biographies, and a world wide listing of festivals and concerts.

  • Bach Chorales

    Offers Bach's four-part harmonized chorales in a variety of formats to download, with introductory notes and resources.

  • Bach Collegium Japan

    A choir and orchestra established by Masaaki Suzuki to introduce Japanese audiences to period instrument performances from the baroque period. Includes a profile, discography, and schedule of concerts.

  • Bach in Weimar Association

    Describes a project to preserve the remains of Bach's cellar, all that remains of his residence in Weimar, Germany; includes resources about the composer and the time he spent in Weimar.

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