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Johann Sebastian Bach - The Cantor of St. Thomas
Johann Sebastian Bach - The Cantor of St. Thomas
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“Too operatic and too long!” – one opinion of Bach‘s music, on his appointment to his last, longest and most famous post as Cantor of Leipzig‘s Thomasschule. Brian Cox portrays Bach (1685-1750) in a film based on the records of his employers, the City Council – the story of his fight to defend position, status and, above all else, his music. Performances, in authentic style, are directed by Sir Roger Norrington. The music content of the film includes excerpts from: The Art of Fugue, the St. Matthew Passion, Fugue in C Minor for Organ, Cantatas No. 131, 71 and 123, Passacaglia in C Minor for Organ, Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in E Minor, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, Invention for Harpsichord No. 5 in E Flat, Sonata No. 1, the St. John Passion, The Wedding Cantata, Mass in B Minor and The Musical Offering..
Arthaus Musik (Firm), distributorKanopy (Firm), distributor
Arthaus Musik, 1985.[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
1 online resource (streaming video file) (91 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
In Process Record.Title from title frames.FilmOriginally produced by Arthaus Musik in 1985.In English
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