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January 2020

Bach’s Brandenburg

January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Charleston Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
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$25 – $114

It is difficult to imagine that anyone would ever consider the music of Johann Sebastian Bach overwrought and exaggerated, but this is indeed how many nineteenth century music critics interpreted his work. They labeled this period’s music “baroque,” stemming from the Portuguese word barroco, or “oddly shaped pearl.” Over time, music critics and audiences alike have come to regard Bach’s work as nothing short of genius, and the word baroque has shed its pejorative connotation to simply become the title for…

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Bach’s Brandenburg

January 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Charleston Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
+ Google Map
$25 – $114

It is difficult to imagine that anyone would ever consider the music of Johann Sebastian Bach overwrought and exaggerated, but this is indeed how many nineteenth century music critics interpreted his work. They labeled this period’s music “baroque,” stemming from the Portuguese word barroco, or “oddly shaped pearl.” Over time, music critics and audiences alike have come to regard Bach’s work as nothing short of genius, and the word baroque has shed its pejorative connotation to simply become the title for…

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