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Overview

Johann Sebastian Bach is a famous classical composer from the Baroque era. A master of counterpoint, Bach's music is characterized by an ingenious complexity, being both technically and artistically brilliant.

Little-known during his life, Bach is now thought by many to be the greatest composer of all time. His work is commonly heard in popular media, including video games.

Selection of Famous Works

  • Toccata and Fugue in D minor
  • The Well Tempered Clavier, Books I and II
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • Brandenburg Concertos
  • St John Passion
  • St Matthew Passion
  • Mass in B minor

Bach's Music in Video Games

  • 1981 - Lock 'n' Chase - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
  • 1982 - Donkey Kong Junior - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1983 - Gyruss - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1985 - Law of The West - Prelude in C major, BWV 846
  • 1986 - Dark Castle - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1987 - Leisure Suit Larry 1: In the Land of the Lounge Lizards - "Air" from Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D
  • major, BWV 1068
  • 1988 - Rough Ranger - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1988 - The Battle of Olympus - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1989 - Tetris - French Suite No.3 in B Minor, BWV 814
  • 1990 - Gun Dealer - Two Part Invention no. 1 in C major, BWV 772
  • Two Part Invention no. 8 in F major, BWV 779
  • "Air" from Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
  • 1991 - Civilization - Variation 4 from The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
  • 1991 - Fantasia - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1993 - Hell Cab - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1994 - C.P.U. Bach - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1995 - Battle Arena Toshinden - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1996 - Civilization 2 - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 1997 - Megaman Legends - Fugue in G minor, BWV 578
  • 2002 - Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Justice for All - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 2004 - Gran Turismo 4 - "Air" from Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
  • Cello Suite No.1, BWV 1007
  • Jesus bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147
  • 2005 - Civilization IV - Variation 4 from The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
  • Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043
  • Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041
  • Cello Suite No. 1, 4, 5, BWV 1007-1011
  • Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, 3, 4, 6, BWV 1047-1051
  • 2006 - Hitman: Blood Money - Cello Suite No. 1, BWV 1007
  • 2008 - Saints Row 2 - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
  • 2008 - Fallout 3 - Violin Sonata No.2, BWV 1003
  • Violin Partita No.3, BWV 1006
  • 2009 - Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy - Cello Suite No.1, BWV 1007
  • Cello Suite No.3, BWV 1009
  • 2011 - Portal 2 - Prelude No. 2 in C minor, BWV 934
  • 2011 - Catherine - "Little" Fugue in G minor, BWV 578
  • 2011 - Saints Row: the Third - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major, BWV 1048
  • 2013 - Bioshock Infinite - "Air" from Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
  • 2013 - Godus - Prelude in C major, BWV 846
  • 2014 - The Evil Within - "Air" from Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV 1068

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