Monday, November 18, 2013

A Little More J.S. Bach

You can hear classical music everywhere.  A few years ago, a commercial for a cell phone made it's way around the web that was beyond amazing.  It utilized a well known piece by J.S. Bach (who our Bluffsview Sixth graders have recently studied) called "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring."  Here is a version transcribed for string quartet:

And here is the unconventional version... just think about all that it took to pull this off!

Where have you heard classical music in your everyday life?  How do you think Bach would feel about his music being used in this way?