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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 Lüneburg 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
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Incipit: 12432 15617 65346
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

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Tis Good, Lord, to Be Here

The ancient law departs

The ancient law departs
And all its terrors cease;
For Jesus makes with faithful hearts
A covenant of peace.

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