Bach’s work was actually quite typical for its period. The art of Bach is in his counterpoint - sometimes it’s lighthearted and playful and other times it’s quite cerebral. But it’s no surprise that you find his music mathematical if you’re a Karajan fan fast forwarding through parts of Beethoven.quote:Originally posted by g-man:quote:Originally posted by wine+art:
Ah, one must only smile at the naivete' of the youth.
G-man, you should seek out and read the letters Mozart wrote to Leopold about Bach.
The influence of Bach on Mozart was profound and provoked much.
You now have your homework, grasshopper.
Trying to find =) ... but while bach did influence Mozart, I'd likened to something like this.
Bach created the foundations, the basis... the Music ...
Mozart took it and made it Art.
Listening to the prelude of Bach’s Cello Suite No 1 now and it is sublime magic.