Drew Henderson







Abraham Wu


Published on Sep 7, 2015

Yo-Yo Ma plays the entire Six Unaccompanied Suites by Johann Sebastian Bach at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall on the 5th of September, 2015. He played for nearly three hours. A truly remarkable performance. Hope you all enjoy it!

0:00 Introduction
3:49 Suite I in G Major
22:25 Suite II in D Minor
42:51 Suite III in C Major – with interview and short break
1:13:09 Suite IV in E-Flat Major
1:40:50 Suite V in C Minor
2:08:46 Suite VI in D Major


“Toccata in D minor ‘Dorian’” by Johann Sebastian Bach A commentary on this week’s music by Dr. James T. Gerber, Music Associate Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is one of the great musical geniuses of all time and among most influential composers of western music history. His music represents the pinnacle of the high-baroque style. […]

via 2016-10-09 Notes from the Bench — All Saints’ Episcopal Church – Friends of Music



1. Prelude – 0:00
2. Allermande – 2:45
3. Courante – 7:09
4. Sarabande – 9:47
5. Menuet I / II – 13:41
6. Gigue – 17:38

Glenn Gould plays Bach

April 26, 2015


Byron Weigel Music Theory


Byron Weigel Music Theory

Key are shown above the piano keyboard. D minor is the main key, but the music is sometimes in other, closely-related keys (F Major, Bb Major, A minor, G minor).
Non-Harmonic Tones are colored fuchsia.

Prussian Eagle

The famous portrait of Bach portrays a grumpy 62-year-old man in a wig and formal coat, yet his greatest works were composed 20 years earlier in an almost unrivalled blaze of creativity.
Gardiner reveals a convivial family man at the same time a rebellious spirit struggling with the hierarchies of state and church who wrote timeless music that is today known world-wide.
(From the UK, in English and German) (Masterpiece) (Documentary)