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Memories of LeipzigItem #: HL.44003121
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(based on a theme by J.S. Bach). De Haske Concert Band Full Set. Voicing/Format: Score & Parts. Band Level: 2. 8.2x11.75 inches. Published by De Haske Publications. (HL.44003121)
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The name of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) is inextricably connected to the German city of Leipzig. This modest and very dutiful master composer worked like a diligent civil servant. From 1723 until his death in 1750, he was cantor of the Thomaskirche in Leipzig. Since the beginning of the 20th century, the Bach Festival takes place in this city every year. The hallmark of Leipzig is internationality: every year, soloists come from far and near to perform the baroque music again. The Bach Festival inspired the Dutch composer Henk Hogestein to write Memories of Leipzig, which is based on a theme from one of Bach's arias.