Johann Sebastian Bach was a respected German musician and composer. He is renowned for his vocal music including Mass in B minor and St Matthew Passion, and also for his instrumental compositions like Goldberg Variations and Brandenburg Concertos. He is considered as one of the greatest composers of all time especially since the 19th century Bach Revival. He was primarily recognised as an organist throughout the 18th century and was appreciated for his keyboard music like ‘The Well-Tempered’ which was sought-after for its didactic qualities. Following is a compilation of famous quotations and sayings by Johann Sebastian Bach which have been excerpted from his music, thoughts, compositions, works and life. Zoom through some insightful and noteworthy quotes and thoughts by Johann Sebastian Bach for your perfect musical journey.
It cannot remain unmentioned that so many poorly equipped boys, and boys who have no talent at all for music, have been accepted into the school to date that the quality of music has necessarily declined and deteriorated. And those who do bring a few precepts with them when they come to school are not ready to be used immediately.