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Great Music and Composers : 

William 6B Great Music and Composers

Early Music : 

Early Music Some of the earliest music dates back thousands and thousands of years.

Great Composers : 

Great Composers Many of the greatest composers, J.S. Bach, Beethoven, and Handel have written some of the greatest songs known.

J.S. Bach : 

J.S. Bach One of Bach’s most famous works was his “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.” It has a very distinctive, mysterious tune to it.

Handel : 

Handel A famous Oratorio, known as “The Messiah” is a whole musical work all made by him, in only 1 month. A really famous song in it is his “Hallelujah Chorus,” which is a 4 part chorus line with a piano or organ line. It is very good for Easter.

Beethoven : 

Beethoven A great work by Beethoven was his Symphony No. 9, “Ode to Joy.” This great tune can be found in the form of a hymn, and it is found in the Hymn “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee,” which is a very well known hymn.

Music in Church : 

Music in Church Many of the great works by those great composers can be found in the form of a hymn or they are already hymns, and are able to be played before, during, or after mass, which gives a wonderful touch from the past to the mass.

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