Vancouver Bach Festival: Before Bach – The Fountains of Israel by Johann Schein

Date(s) - August 8, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Christ Church Cathedral

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A century before Bach, music in northern Germany came under the influence of a new and powerful musical language in the Italian madrigal. Johann Schein, who held J.S. Bach’s position at the Thomas Kirche in Leipzig exactly 100 years before him, successfully adapted and converted this new form to fit the German language.

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