J. Chr. Bach

Johann Christian Bach, German composer of the Classical Era, was the youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach by his second wife Anna Magdalena Bach. JC Bach, as he was commonly called, was born in Leipzig in 1735. He studied with his father until aged 15, then in Berlin with his half-brother Carl Philipp Emanuel, considered the best musician in the Bach family that time.

Year / Artwork Title Importance Medium
2nd half 18th Cent. Sinfonia concertante in E flat major, T 290/9 4.00 stars CD
Concerto for Flute Comments:

2 clarinets in B flat, bassoon, 2 horns in F flat, 2 flutes and strings

Colin Lawson - Clarinet
The Parley of Instruments cond. Peter Holman