The great interest in Bach’s music and life has of course resulted in the production of several movies and tv series exploring those items.

As an example, this is a clip from the 2003 movie named “Mein Name ist Bach” (My Name is Bach) which was a French/German/Swiss collaboration. The scene describes the meeting between Bach and the Prussian King Frederick the Great in May 1747:

[ The video is no longer available on YouTube ]

This video is a 2004 tv production named “Der liebe Gott der Musik” (The Beloved God of Music) which was produced by Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (Central German Broadcasting, MDR):

[ The video is no longer available on YouTube ]

These and other movies and excerpts from movies or tv series you will find in this playlist.

See a presentation of a Bach autograph score preserved in Copenhagen !