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The violent, thuggish world of the young Bach

Sep 27, 2013

The violent, thuggish world of the young Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach is arguably the greatest of all composers, with the “St. Matthew Passion” and the “Mass in B Minor” among the most sublime masterpieces in classical music. But biographers over the past half century have “sanitised” his life, in the belief that ...