Important composers of the baroque period compare and contrast their lives and sacred musical works studied in class johann sebastian bach and george friderick handel are two of the most important composers of the baroque period born only one month apart both in germany handel lived nine more. Bach is more closely to coming to classical era its in between baroque and classical and handel is pertty much baroque u just have to google them u'll find lot of info. How strong is the evidence supporting the claim that the great german-british baroque composer george frederick handel was gay how was johann sebastian bach so smart ask new question. Among those on that list, both johann sebastian bach and george frideric handel are figures whose effect on music has been felt worldwide born in the same year, these composers have much in common and many differences that illustrate their importance to their era and music as we see it today.
Johann sebastian bach (1685-1750) and george frideric handel (1685-1759) both were born in the same part of germany both were reared in the lutheran church and both were primarily organists but because of different environmental circumstances each became a master of different musical forms. Who composed the piece messiah a john gay b johann sebastian bach c george frideric handel d antonio vivaldi. Bach's work was more widespread, he wrote lots of keyboard/organ pieces, solos, duos/trios, vocal works, canons, concertos, etc 6 unlike handel, bach left behind three important contributions to music: tempered tuning, the art of fugue, and unaccompanied works for violin and cello.
A comparison of lives and works of johann sebastian bach and george friderick handel. For bachtrack's baroque music month, musicologist and passionate handel advocate corrina connor and margaret steinitz, artistic director of the london bach society, debate the relative merits of their preferred baroque composer let us consider the bravery of handel he was born in halle in. Johann sebastian bach, george frederick handel and henry purcell composers, 1750, 1759, 1695 johann sebastian bach , widely regarded as the greatest of all composers of music for christian worship, was born in 1685 in eisenach, thuringia, germany, into a family of distinguished musicians.
Compare and contrast a comparison of works between johann sebastian bach and george friderick handel pages 4 johann sebastian bach, george friderick handel. Bach, youngest son of johann sebastian, who lived in the city after their return to salzburg there followed three trips to italy between 1769 and 1773 in rome mozart heard a performance of allegri's misere the score of this work was closely guarded, but mozart managed to transcribe the music. A general comparison of bach's with handel's music can be summarized as intensive melodies vs extensive melodies handel excels in broad and majestic motives while bach's melodies are intensive handel excels in broad and majestic motives while bach's melodies are intensive.
Born the same year as johann sebastian bach and domenico scarlatti, handel is regarded as one of the greatest composers of the baroque era, with works such as messiah, water music, and music for the royal fireworks remaining steadfastly popular. Bach and handel by john h lienhard click here for audio of episode 1186 today, an odd connection between bach and handel the university of houston's college of engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them. Bach handel & vivaldi 1 bach, handel & vivaldithe 3 great composersof the baroque period 2 there were more than 800 composers whose music was publishedduring the baroque periodof these, there are about 65whose names are still knowntoday, mostly by musicians.
Bach, vivaldi, handel johann sebastian bach was a composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist of the baroque period a germany native, he enriched many established german styles through his sense of rhythm and organization. Johann sebastian bach and george friderick handel were two of the most important composers of the baroque period compare and contrast their lives and sacred musical works studied in class johann sebastian bach and george friderick handel are two of the most important composers of the baroque period. Bach and handel i think that the most important difference between js bach and handel is their cultural influence handel played lived the vast majority of his life i n england, and this.
George frederick handel george frederick handel was born on february 24, 1685 in halle, germany one of the greatest composers of the late baroque period (1700-50) and, during his lifetime, perhaps the most internationally famous of all musicians. Thinkers 13 colonies vocab candide joseph ii johann sebastian bach george frederick handel wolfgang amadeus mozart daniel defoe. Bach and handel i think that the most important difference between js bach and handel is their cultural influence handel played lived the vast majority of his life in england, and this style is. George frideric handel and johann sebastian bach were two towering figures of the baroque coincidently, they shared the same birth year, 1685, were both born in germany, and only a month apart handel's messiah is an operatic oratorio, like his operas giulio cesare, rodelinda and alcina.