Johann Bernhard Bach, Christ lag in Todesbanden

Posted on Mar 25th, 2015

Johann Bernhard Bach (1676 - 1749) was second cousin to Johann Sebastian Bach. He was organist in Eisenach, and there he worked a few years together…

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Johann Bernhard Bach, Helft mir Gottes Güte preisen

Posted on Nov 27th, 2017

Writing a good and attractive bicinium is perhaps one of the most difficult tasks in writing music for the organ. Playing a bicinium is definitely…

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Johann Bernhard Bach, Jesus, nichts als Jesus

Posted on Dec 8th, 2017

Johann Bernhard Bach wrote a nice bicinium on the melody of "Jesus, nichts als Jesus". In the left hand part Bach comes surprisingly close to the…

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Johann Bernhard Bach, Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her

Posted on Sep 12th, 2016

Johann Bernhard Bach (1676 - 1749) was second cousin to Johann Sebastian Bach. Not much of his works survive, but the few works that did survive are…

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Johann Bernhard Bach, Wir glauben all an einen Gott

Posted on Jun 28th, 2015

The Frankenberger Manuscript contains three preludes on "Wir glauben all an einen Gott" by Johann Bernhard Bach (1676 - 1749). I could not find a…

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Johann Bernhard Bach, Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott (2)

Posted on Jul 6th, 2015

The second prelude on "Wir glauben all an einen Gott" found in the Frankenberger Manuscript. The recording was done on the sample set of the…

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Johann Bernhard Bach, Wir glauben all’ an einen Gott (3)

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015

The third prelude by Johann Bernhard Bach on "Wir glauben all' an einen Gott", found in the Frankenberg manuscript. The recording was done with…

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