Quiz: Composer Or Music Software?
Music and technology – two things you probably can’t live without! But can you tell the difference when given just a name? Is Frescobaldi a composer or music software? Or both! Take a couple moments to see if you can guess composer from music software in this quiz from NWPB Classical!
And we’d love to hear your score – tweet us at @NWPBClassical!
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You’ve heard so much about the sons of Johann Sebastian Bach, but there were daughters, too.
Bach was 23, and his wife Maria Barbara was 24, when the first of their children was born. They named her Catherina Dorothea. CD grew into a singer, and helped out in her father’s music work. Fifteen years passed, her mother died, her father remarried, and finally, CD Bach acquired a sister: Cristina Sophia Henrietta, daughter of Johann Sebastian and Anna Magdalena Bach. CSH died at the age of three, just as another sister, Elizabeth Juliana Frederica, was born. EJF Bach would grow up to marry one of her father’s students. Continue Reading Women’s History Music Moment: Bach’s Daughters