Bach

We just read, and listened to, a wonderful interview conducted by Meridee Duddleston from WRTI, a public radio station in Philadelphia, with Luther Choral Festival conductor Helmuth Rilling.  The interview focused primarily on Rilling's expertise in J.S. Bach's music, specifically Bach's motets.  The interview was...

On March 21, 1685, Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany. Aside from his birth in Eisenach, Bach and Luther had a strong connection during his lifetime and was influential on his musical masterpieces. Bach admired the focus of music in Lutheran worship when he...