The Music Plays On — Bach Brandenburg Concertos

Johann Sebastian Bach’s six Brandenburg Concertos, or the Six Concerts avec plusieurs instruments, which is their original title, is perhaps the greatest example of a dedicated piece of music that was never heard by its dedicatee!

Bach presented these “six concertos with various instruments” to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, in 1721. Rather than leaving it to a…

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