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21 Mar 2012, 9:00 am

And as it happens, today is Bach's 327th birthday.


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21 Mar 2012, 10:56 am

happy birthday bach.i would say im obsessed with beethoven and bartok however i must say bach is also a top favorite.i used to play the E minor lute suite bwv996.other favorites are
violin partita no.2 in D minor bwv 1004(ciaconna)
brandanburg concerto's
goldberg variations
mass in B minor


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21 Mar 2012, 11:11 am

Ah, it's all good - but the organ works above all others help keep me sane.
That leads on to Buxtehude too, who was a huge influence on Bach.

But for choral works it's probably the St. Matthew Passion for me, closely followed by the Magnificat in D maj.


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