Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
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Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born at Eisenach into a musical family and in a town steeped in Reformation history, he received early musical training from his father and older brother, and elementary education in the classical school Luther had earlier attended. Throughout his life he made extraordinary efforts to learn from other musicians. At 15 he walked to L√ľneburg to work as a chorister and study at the convent school of St. Michael. From there he walked 30 miles to Hamburg to hear Johann Reinken, and 60 miles to Celle to become familiar with French composition and performance traditions. Once he obtained a month's leave from his job to hear Buxtehude, but stayed nearly four months. He arranged compositions from Vivaldi and other Itali… Go to person page >

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Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Key: D Major
Source: From the four-part chorale (BWV 400), J. S. Bach
Copyright: Public Domain


Two-Stanza Introits for the Chief Festivals of the Christian Year

Now shall the Church, this time of celebration,
give thanks to God for each new revelation,
for gospel truth and promise of salvation:
To God be endless praise!

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Hymnal Supplement II #81

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