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Johann Christian Bach

Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735 – January 1, 1782) was a German composer of the Classical era, the eighteenth child of Johann Sebastian Bach, and the youngest of his eleven sons. After a spell in Italy, Bach moved to London in 1762, where he became known as "the London Bach". He is also sometimes known as "the English Bach", and during his time spent living in the British capital, he came to be known as John Bach. He is noted for playing a role in influencing the concerto styles of Haydn and Mozart.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 5th, 1735 (Leipzig), Died January 1st, 1782 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-48907 12-in. 1/16/1929 Sinfonia in B flat major Willem Mengelberg ; New York Philharmonic Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-48908 12-in. 1/16/1929 Sinfonia in B flat major Willem Mengelberg ; New York Philharmonic Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-48909 12-in. 1/16/1929 Sinfonia in B flat major Willem Mengelberg ; New York Philharmonic Orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bach, Johann Christian," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102659.

Bach, Johann Christian. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102659.

"Bach, Johann Christian." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102659

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