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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 - 14 December 1788) - more commonly known as C.P.E. Bach - was a German musician and composer of the early Classical period.

The second of eleven sons of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach, C.P.E. Bach was born in Weimar on 8th March 1714. He was one of the founders of the Classical style, composing in the and periods.

Through the latter half of the eighteenth century, his… read more

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  • *****
  • Holy shit, I'm starting to think C.P.E. is seriously underrated.
  • what a badass
  • His piano works are incredible and so ahead of their time. I don't understand why he's (apparently) so overlooked and underappreciated compared to his contemporaries.
  • nice!
  • <3 CPE Bachs music performed with Mellotron-Keys https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXJJPxJdYVw&list=PLLVzvP9-kKaGfmy6XslP8g7Fv7zpJi1R4
  • Check out this webpage set up for the celebration of C.P.E. Bach's 300th anniversary! http://www.cpebach.de/
  • I'm not mad about either. I'd probably go for the blue-coat picture over the buff-coat one, but only by a hair.
  • people actually prefer the blue coat picture to the cream coat one??
  • They're not played on instruments at all, but produced digitally in a horrible sort of music-box way. To be avoided at all costs...

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