Johann Sebastian Bach Masterpieces

Essential works

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Johann Sebastian Bach
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1300+ works listed
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Brandenburg concertos

Work for chamber orchestra

1721
1705

Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Work for soloist

St. Matthew Passion

Work for choir

1727

St. John Passion

Work for choir

1724

Mass in B minor

Work for choir

1749

Creative activity

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 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1524

226 years

1749

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music

Work for choir (480)

Song, lied (81)

Work for soloist (535)

Work for chamber orchestra (82)

Work for orchestra (4)

Other renowned works

1742 - The Well-Tempered Clavier II

1725 - 6 Suites for cello

1723 - Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben

1722 - The Well-Tempered Clavier I

1722 - Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major

Compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach (1300+) ...

1680 .. 1750 : the essential composers

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Johann Sebastian Bach




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