Donald Macleod explores the relationship between CPE Bach and his famous father, Johann Sebastian Bach.
Fathers and Sons
"In composition and keyboard playing, I never had any other teacher than my father." It could so easily have gone horribly wrong: one of the greatest musical minds the world has ever known, teaching his musical offspring himself. But Johann Sebastian Bach clearly had very special qualities and seems to have remained on good terms with all of his children. In today's programme, Donald Macleod explores the relationship between CPE Bach and his famous father.