Bach - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bætʃ|  American pronunciation of the word bach
Brit.  |bax|  British pronunciation of the word bach

noun

- German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
- the music of Bach

verb

- lead a bachelor's existence (syn: bachelor)

Examples

...a performance of a Bach concerto by the San Antonio Symphony...

J. S. Bach, Toccata in G.

J.S. Bach. St Matthew Passion.

The orchestra had mangled Bach's music.

She played a Bach prelude.

Bach's Goldberg variations

Bach perfected the art of counterpointing

they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings

Bach was unique in his handling of counterpoint

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