Image Union, episode 914: J.S. Bach

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0:00 Slate, count-in.

0:29 Image Union opening.

1:23 Title: J.S. Bach. By Juan Downey. Man plays piano and tells story about Bach.

2:42 Part One. Death. Town council Lepzig. Downey voice over talks about Bach’s life in Lepzig.

3:43 Downey talks about music theory while harpsichord is played to demonstrate. Exteriors of old looking buildings and Lepsig on map, plus St. Thomas Church in Lepsig.

6:14 St Thomas School, Lepzig. Voice over talks about the school.

6:53 Voice over and text about Bach’s debts.

8:02 St. Thomas choir and cantor perform motet by J.S. Bach.

11:40 Part Two. Flashback. Art of the Fugue. More of Bach ‘ s bio.

13:55 Eisenach, Bach’s birthplace. Bach’s House. Luther’s House. St. George’s Church, where Bach was baptized in 1685.

15:53 Arnstadt, where Bach lived during the early 1700s. Story about Bach’s imprisonment.

18:10 Wedding Cantata. Bach was married in 1707 in Bornheim.

20:45 Voice over explains Bach’s second marriage and his musical work at that time period.

22:40 Part Three. Counterpoint.

22:52 Downey explains counterpoint while harpsichord playing illustrates his discussion.

25:10 Prince Leopold’s Castle, other buildings shown while harpsichord playing continues. Song was Well-Tempered Clavier.

28:35 Credits for tape.

29:39 Image Union credits.

31:00 End of tape.



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