Monday, March 21, 2005

bach birthday

"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

Almost venetian

Very nice.
Posted by boynton at March 22, 2005 09:09 PM

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