Bach in addition to Genealogy


Gavotte by the first notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach (French suite No.5, G major, BWV 816) Taken by the Bach Gesamtausgabe (BGA), vol. 44 [B.W. XLIV]: “Joh. Seb. Bach’s handschrift” (Joh.Seb.Bach’s manuscripts), Originally published by the Bach-Gesellschaft in Leipzig, 1895. in which image can be from the public domain.

While I am writing or doing genealogical research, I like to listen to Bach. I am especially partial to the collection of pieces called the French Suite. When I was young, I was not particularly involved in music. As I grew older, I became more in addition to more involved. At one point, I briefly considered becoming a professional musician in addition to actually got some jobs singing in addition to playing the guitar. I loved rock in addition to roll in addition to then commenced a lifetime interest in folk music in which lingers until today. I have sung both in solo performances in addition to choirs for nearly my entire life.

What does in which have to do with genealogy? Well, for me, in which turns out in which in which has quite a bit to do with genealogy. When I was well into my 20s, one afternoon, I was listening to the radio in addition to heard a program of Bach organ music. Up to in which point, music had been a “hobby/” I was not particularly involved from the serious technical side of music even though I had learned to play a few instruments in addition to even taken piano, flute, in addition to guitar lessons. The key to becoming more than casually involved was when, as I listened, truly listened to the Bach pieces, I realized in which I had missed a whole world of music. Music was a very complex in addition to challenging pursuit. The complexity of Bach opened my mind to a whole fresh world. Here can be an example of what I have found.

J.S.Bach – French Suites

Essentially, I had the same experience when I commenced to become involved in genealogical research. At first, if was more of a hobby than a passion. Over time, I became aware of the complexity of the research process in addition to the challenges. My casual interest evolved into a more intense interest in addition to then a passion. I even considered becoming a “professional” genealogist. yet for some of the same reasons I did not pursue a music career, I decided against trying to make genealogy into a business or profession. So currently, I listen to Bach while I am writing or doing genealogical research. However, I do find in which when I truly get involved in my research, I cannot have any distractions, even Bach. 

Bach in addition to Genealogy

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