Classical Music History

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Description

This narration is for a documentary about J.S. Bach and his contemporaries.

Vocal Characteristics

Language

English

Voice Age

Senior (55+)

Accents

North American (General)

Transcript

Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
It was a world that hadn't yet heard the name Mozart, one where the average life expectancy wasn't more than 35 years. In Austria, the finishing touches were being put on the exquisite Schoenbrunn Palace and in the Rolling Hills of Central Germany Life was peaceful and simple. While Clara Schumann would perform just over 100 years later for sold out crowds controlled by Riot Police, Johann Sebastian bach did not once have the experience of playing for a large concert audience, while Ludwig von Beethoven was proclaimed a musical genius in his time, johann Sebastian was deemed old fashioned and out of style.