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F-0009

Title:

Glory to God Alone: The Life of J.S. Bach

Category:

Movie about J.S.Bach's Life

Produced:

2003

Country:

USA

Released:

Sep 2003, May 2006

Director:

Writer:

Actors:

Bach scholars Christoph Wolff, Robin Leaver
Guitar virtuoso Christopher Parkening.
Interview with Mary Greer, Vice President of the American Bach Society

Description:

J.S. Bach lived his whole life in Germany and in music. This video is his story, unfolded from the very places where his key life events took place (Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Weimar, Köthen, Mühlhausen and Leipzig.). Born into a musical family, Bach's life was almost predetermined to be in the field of music. But from a child he internalized the art and passionately pursued the development of his skills. It would result in a legacy that has enriched the world and continues to inspire, engage, and touch souls across diverse cultural boundaries now close to three hundred years later. We are guided through the development, personal crises, challenges, remarkable work output, and the compelling inner motivation of Bach and show why it was so important to the composer that his gifts be used for the glory of God alone. He got his wish. Bach died in obscurity, his grave not even marked.

Language:

Bach's Music:

Bach performance recorded at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Luke in Chicago

Film Company:

DVD Label:

Vision Video

TT:

30 min

Comments:

Buy DVD at:

Amazon.com | Amazon.com

Source: Amazon.com; various websites
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (October 2007)

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