German and Austrian Composers

Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach | Musical Moments with Philip Brunelle

In this Musical Moment, VocalEssence artistic director and founder Philip Brunelle shares insider information and beautiful music by the composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750 German Baroque composer and keyboardist Johann Sebastian Bach is the most well-known member of his highly musical family. During his lifetime, Bach was famous for his talent as…  Read More

Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven | Musical Moments with Philip Brunelle

In this Musical Moment, VocalEssence artistic director and founder Philip Brunelle shares insider information and beautiful music by the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827 Likely the most influential and widely recognized composer of the nineteenth century, Beethoven is most known for his instrumental music. Beethoven was born in the town of Bonn,…  Read More