Friedemann songs for a beginning

Cinematic portrayals of the Bach family are few and far between, but perhaps the most interesting one comes from 1941. 'Friedemann Bach' tells the story of one of Johann Sebastian's sons' struggle to escape the creative shadow of his father. However, it takes a few factual liberties - in the film it was Friedemann who had the duel with Louis Marchand, not his father.

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Of all the musical stars eclipsed by Mozart, not to mention by JS Bach’s later comeback, CPE Bach is perhaps the most deserving of the chance this year affords us.

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