Bach's Secret


Saturday, March 16, 2002

Detail of a portrait of Bach Detail of a portrait of Bach (Wikipedia Commons)

Years of detective work by music scholar Helga Thoene revealed secret messages in the solo violin music of Johann Sebastian Bach. On the album, Morimur, violinist Christoph Poppen and the Hilliard Ensemble interweave the newly discovered melodies with the existing violin music — with controversial results.


Allison Lirish Dean

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