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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Short Name: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Full Name: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788
Birth Year: 1714
Death Year: 1788

Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, born at Weimar, March 14, 1714; music director at Hamburg, a prolific composer, great in all departments; as a writer of sings, odes, pslams, etc., he surpassed all his contemporaries; died at Hamburg, of consumption, Sept. 14, 1788.

A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876

Wikipedia Biography

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788), also formerly spelled Karl Philipp Emmanuel Bach, and commonly abbreviated C. P. E. Bach, was a German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second surviving son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach. Bach was an influential pedagogue, writing the ever influential "Essay on the true art of playing keyboard instruments", which would be studied by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, among others.

Tunes by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (5)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[Gott ist mein Lied! Er ist der Gott der Stärke] (Bach)Ph. E. Bach (Composer)256543 32343 21567
[Groß ist der Herr! Von seiner Macht erzählen Himmel, Erd' und Meere]Karl Phil Emanuel Bach (1714-88) (Composer)211155 54323 34567
ROCKINGHAM (Miller)Karl P. E. Bach (Composer)2413421 35655 17655
ROEHRICHKarl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) (Composer)334322 54312 21
WEIMAR (Bach)C. P. E. Bach (Arranged)855176 54332 14233

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