Visit site

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach by John Eliot…

The devil's in rather too much scholarly detail in John Eliot Gardiner's sporadically brilliant account of the great composer's life and times, writes Iain Burnside
  • M

    JS Bach in a print of the 1746 portrait (detail) by Elias Gottlieb Haussmann. Photograph: Alamy

  • Maarten Smit

    Thankful for great books by great conductors about a great composer. 010214. Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach by John Eliot Gardiner

Related Pins

La firma musical de Bach. El nombre de las notas en alemán sigue el orden alfabético y empieza desde el La: A (la), B (si bemol), C (do), D (re), E (mi), F (fa), G (sol), H (si natural). La firma comienza a escribirse desde la clave de Sol de la izquierda, siguiendo el sentido de las agujas del reloj tenemos las letras del nombre de BACH (Si bemol - La - Do - Si natural) Esta sucesión de 4 notas crean una breve melodía que Bach utilizó para firmar algunas de sus obras.

Bach's grave (Eisenacher Stadtkreis, Thüringen, Germany) - Everyone digs Bach...

“Tell me what thou dost want of me; here am I, thy slave, and the slave of him who holdeth the Lamp; not I only, but all the slaves of the Wonderful Lamp which is in thy hand.” Arabian nights

My mother always kept this book when I was little; I just found two copies at used book sales for MY girls!!

How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum: by Keri Smith: How to get unstuck by engaging with your everyday world. Read Maria Popova's excellent review here: www.brainpickings... #Books #Keri_Smith

heaveninawildflower: Orchids: Their Culture and Management by Hopkins Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Archives on Flickr. Orchids: Their Culture and Management. London, 1903.

John Lee Hooker - Sebastian Kruger. I like how messy it is

A Coney Island of the Mind, by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Cover design by Rudolph De Harak. 1958

20 Brilliant Authors Whose Work Was Initially Rejected | Lord of the Flies by William Golding was rejected 20 times before it was published.