scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,116
BACH Have you ever heard a piece of music that brought you to very boundary of reality Such music could be a current rock song a beautiful ballad or a pounding symphony Chances are good that it may be one of the many pieces composed by Johann Sebastian Bach This mans unparalleled form and genius set a new standard for all that came after him Bach is the beginning and end of all music Reger 2 Johann Sebastian Bach was the greatest composer of baroque music Of course baroque music originated in the baroque period 1600-1750 This style of music was crafted from the idea that music could move the listener in emotional and physical ways Some key points behind baroque music are the textures which consist mainly of the melody and accompaniment freely mixed arrangements of instruments and voices and rhythms from dance music The melody often make dramatic and unexpected leaps Harmonies are based on minor and major tones and disagreement between notes is more common than in most music Bach using all of these techniques in his music gave baroque music a new name and introduced a whole new world of music to its listeners Unquestionably Bach had a style unique to itself Every piece of his has an individual style to it that made it easily recognizable as Bach He without doubt had a natural gift for writing beautiful and expressive melodies It is sometimes said that Bachs music makes too many demands upon the listener therefore it is enjoyable only to major musicians It may be true that early Bach students require an initiation to his style but an appreciative listener certainly does not require a college degree What amateur has not been moved by masterpieces such as Air on the G String and Sheep May Safely Graze Regardless of ones musical taste there is an experience that will reach out and grab anyone who hears a
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA