Founded in 1970 by Craig Smith to perform the complete cycle of over 200 sacred cantatas of J.S. Bach in the liturgical setting for which they were intended. Includes extensive translations and program notes.
An essay on the controversy over authorship of the religious song Be Thou with Me. Janet I. Wasserman argues that it originates with Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel and was later adapted by Bach.
Tad Inoue of Japan provides an English version of a research paper dealing with the source material and characteristics of the lyrics with an evaluation of these writings.
Detailed biography of the life of J.S. Bach with links to many of his Cantata scores as Adobe PDF files.
"Our purpose is to collect and examine literary and documentary material about the life, work and history of Johann Sebastian Bach and his family - and to present his work to the public through exhibitions, lectures, guided tours and publications." Site in English and German.
Biography, illustrations, and Real Audio RAM files from the Internet Public Library. Written by by Robert Sherrane, Cataloging librarian The Juilliard School, New York.
Detailed study of the intellectual and psychological dimensions of one of these works. Includes MIDI audio samples plus pianistic information about Schoenberg, Schumann, and Mari Kumamoto.
brief biography, caricature, summaries of his choral and vocal, organ, other keyboard, chamber, orchestral, and concerto output, and Naxos discography.
Wikipedia article covering formative years, professional life and family life, later years, and legacy with BWV commentary, further reading, internal references, external links, and portrait.
Filmography linked to hundreds of films and television shows using his works with biography, trivia, and links from the Internet Movie Database.