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1 By: Stephanie Mitschele

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3  Detail  Emotion  Dynamic  Melody and Harmony

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5  Born March 21, 1685  Eisenach Germany  Family= musicians  Fairly large house  8 years old: Old Latin Grammar School  St. Georgenkirche chorus  He had “an uncommonly fine treble voice”

6  Due to: poor sanitation  Early age: sister and brother die  Age 9: lost mother  9 months later: lost father  Taken into his brother Johann Jakob’s home in Ohrdruf Germany.

7  Johann Christoph= well known organist and taught Bach piano, organ, and harpsichord.  Joined the choir at Michaelis monastery at Lüneburg

8  Bach and his friend are accepted into the choir here  Mattenchor  Lost his soprano voice  Played Violin in the Orchestra and harpsichord during rehearsals.  Becomes very interested in the organ.

9  Played violin in the orchestra of the small chamber orchestra of Duke Johann Ernst.  The Organ at Arnstadt was finished  Changed style: took after the famous organist Dietrich Buxtehude.  Bach left Arnstadt

10  October 17th 1707: married his cousin Maria Barbara  Improved church music of Germany  Cothen: life centered around music  : Chamber music; violin concertos, sonatas, and piano music.

11  Capellmeister= Highest rank of musician, in his era.  Went on tour with the prince.  Maria died leaving him and his 4 children they had together.

12  Performed cantatas for the Prince  Anna Magdalena  Got married: had 13 children  Wanted to move

13  May 22, 1723: Moved to Leipzig  Worked as director of music and choir  School with 3 churches: St. Thomas, St. Nicholas, and the New Church  Extra income from solo performances

14  Not happy with his position and salary  Focused on new music endeavors

15  He lost his eye sight  Underwent two cataract surgeries  His health disintegrated  July 28, 1750 he died of a stroke.  Buried: St. John’s Cemetery

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17  Born: February 23, 1685  Halle Germany  Father wanted him to study law  Took private organ lessons  17: organist of Calvinist Cathedral  18: Traveled to Hamburg

18  Violinist of the Hamburg Opera  $= gave private lessons  1704: wrote his first operas  Almira and Nero  Prince Ferdinando de' Medici  Visited Italy

19  Worked for: Francesco Ruspoli  House musician  Composed many pieces  Met many composers  Famous in Italy for: La Risurrezione and Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno

20  Floridante (1721),  Ottone, Giulio Cesare,  Flavio (1723),  Siroe and Tolemeo (1728).  “Messiah”  “ Water music”

21  April 1737: Handel had a stroke  Continued playing and composing  Hired for jobs: Lord Lieutenant of Dublin and the Vauxhall Gardens

22  2 nd stroke  Didn’t stop him: continued to work on more oratorios.  Lost his vision  Continued to play organ concertos  Improvisation

23  Died: April 14, 1759  Buried: Westminster Abbey  He became very popular after his death.

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25 BACH  Dynamically interesting  Song goes through many emotions  Minor and major HANDEL  Repetitive  Fast  Dramatically happy or sad

26  Drama  Emotion  Dynamic

27  "George Frideric Handel." Web. 1 Nov Teseo Opera by Handel  Web. 1 Nov  "X. George Frederick Handel." Sartorius, Michael. "Johannes Sebastian Bach." Baroque music. Web. Oct  Sadie, Stanley. "George Frideric Handel." Classical music pages Web. 1 Nov  "X. George Frederick Handel." Web. 1 Nov  "Baroque music." Web. Oct


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