Solfeggietto in C Minor

Walkthrough - Introduction (1)

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714 – 1788) was the second son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach. He was an influential and prolific composer who was writing at a time of transition between the baroque style and the classical style. His personal approach has come to be called empfindsamer Stil or 'sensitive style'. Courtly elegance was not so important to him; instead we find a more intimate expression where passion and turbulent ideas create an emotional connection with the listener. C.P.E Bach’s much was much admired by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, and in his day he...

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