Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer of the Baroque, who had already made a considerable name for himself as an outstanding organist and piano virtuoso during his lifetime. Today, a collection of more than 1000 compositions of JS Bach have been preserved, including numerous sonatas, suites, concertos, symphonies, as well as masses, hymns, songs and cantatas.

Most significant works (Selection):

BWV 232 – Mass in B minor
BWV 244 – Matthäuspassion (“St Matthew Passion”)
BWV 245 – Johannespassion (”St John Passion”)
BWV 248 – Weihnachts-Oratorium (”Christmas Oratorio”)
BWV 249 – Oster-Oratorium (“Easter Oratorio“)
BWV 846-893 – Das Wohltemperierte Klavier (“Well-Tempered Clavier“)
BWV 988 – Goldberg-Variationen (“Goldberg Variations“)
BWV 1046-1051 – Brandenburgische Konzerte (“Brandenburg Concertos“)
BWV 1079 – Musikalisches Opfer (”The Musical Offering”)
BWV 1080 – Die Kunst der Fuge (“The Art of Fugue“)