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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 ...