An all-star lineup of musicians reflects on the genius and power of Bach, and performs some of his greatest works in this outstanding new documentary by Michael Lawrence. Hear Joshua Bell, Bobby McFerrin, Philip Glass, Bela Fleck, Hilary Hahn, Emerson String Quartet, Manuel Barrueco, Chris Thile, Swingle Singers, Peter Schickele, Richard Stoltzman, Felix Hell, Jake Shimabukuro, John Bayless, Mike Hawley and more. Whether played on traditional instruments, or on banjo, mandolin, ukulele--even water glasses-- Bach's music erupts with improvisatory joy and reveals spiritual depths that leave us, as well as the performing artists, in awe.
116 min. plus a bonus DVD of full performances, including the only recording ever of Joshua Bell performing the Chaconne. 2 DVDs
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