On J. S. Bach

The best proof we have that life is good, and therefore that there may perhaps be a God after all, who has our welfare at heart, is that to each of us, on the day we are born, comes the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. It comes as a gift, unearned, unmerited, for free.

J.M. Coetzee, Diary of a Bad Year

To wit: validation of the above statement can be found in the Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor among other amazing works.

One Comment on “On J. S. Bach

  1. Oh yes!!! In fact, it’s my theory that Bach didn’t actually composes any of his music. He just took dictation from angels. Seriously.

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