"Bach" is the German word for a little stream or brook. Of Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven said: "His name should not be Brook, it should be Ocean."
Bach Notes A compilation of factoids, trivia and other gee-whiz stuff about JS Bach
Listening to this in honour of Bach's birthday.
See also The solo cello suites—Bach using a single instrument to create an entire universe in this collection of reflections
Comments: bach birthday
I thought it was a NZ word for beach holiday shack.
Posted by Francis Xavier Holden at March 21, 2005 01:17 PM
l o lud...
had a good nz joke in belated response to your last comment, FX.
Sheep for Shipping...
But no - Sheep may safely graze in nz.
Posted by boynton at March 21, 2005 01:24 PM
Bach into this (sound on, natch)
Posted by Nabakov at March 22, 2005 08:44 PM
Posted by boynton at March 22, 2005 09:09 PM