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Bach in Leipzig

Episode 15 of 30

From a bustling town in Germany, a civic employee produced some of the most sublime church music ever written.

James Naughtie presents a series chronicling the historical influences that affected the course of classical music.

15/30. Bach in Leipzig

From a bustling town in Germany, a civic employee produced some of the most sublime church music ever written. Despite being frequently at loggerheads with his employers, Johann Sebastian Bach continued to compose at a prolific rate.

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