Johann Sebastian Bach - Quotes

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I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.

I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. ---->>>

It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself. ---->>>

If I decide to be an idiot, then I'll be an idiot on my own accord. ---->>>

Where there is devotional music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence. ---->>>

The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul. ---->>>

Like all music, the figured bass should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the recreation of the soul; where this is not kept in mind there is no true music, but only an infernal clamour and ranting. ---->>>

I worked hard. Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results. ---->>>

My masters are strange folk with very little care for music in them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: March 31, 1685
Birthplace: Eisenach
Die: July 28, 1750
Occupation: Composer
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Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He enriched established German styles through his mastery of counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and his adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France (wikipedia)