An Introduction to the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach

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An Introduction to the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on April 22, 2021 at 10:00 am

Ah, Bach! Johann Sebastian Bach! He is one of the greatest composers who ever lived. In the first session we will explore Bach’s instrumental and keyboard music. We will listen to excerpts from two of his Brandenburg Concertos and Orchestral Suites, the famous Fugue in G minor for organ and much more. Session two will focus on Bach’s Mass in B minor. We will listen to excerpts from this magnificent example of choral music sung by the Bach Choir of Bethlehem under the direction of Greg Funfgeld.

April 15 – Session 1
April 22 – Session 2

Instructor: Jim Smith – Jim Smith was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Lansdale. He graduated from North Penn High School and earned a degree in music education from Mansfield University. Jim taught elementary vocal music at Hiram Dodd Elementary School in the Allentown School District from 1973 until his retirement in 2007. He serves as the organist at Sanctuary UMC in North Wales and occasionally plays the organ in the Dock Woods Chapel. Jim and his wife Sue lived in Quakertown for 32 years. They moved to Dock Woods in 2014.

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Date:
April 15
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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