As a keen and talented violinist, music was one of Einstein’s life long passions. He adored Mozart and worshipped Bach of whom he wrote in response to an editor, “I have this to say about Bach’s works; listen, play, love, revere – and keep your trap shut.”
The Society for Music Theory
The Society for Music Theory (SMT) promotes music theory as both a scholarly and a pedagogical discipline. Today our Society has a membership of over 1200 music theorists worldwide, whose interests embrace a varied and growing range of subject matter.
St. Matthew Passion
Bach’s St. Matthew Passion – Interactive Score (Flash)
Mass in B Minor
Interactive Score (Flash)
The Goldberg Variations
Interactive scores (Flash)
Fugues of The Well Tempered Clavier
Interactive scores calibrated to recordings by David Korevaar and analysis by Tim Smith. An excellent resource and a real eye opener for the inexperienced Bach listener.
John Eliot Gardiner: ‘Bach has become my obsession’
After a lifetime conducting Bach, John Eliot Gardiner has written an in-depth study of a genius touched by God. He talks to Ivan Hewett.