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Public Screening of "A Musical Offering" - Norman

Public Screening of "A Musical Offering" - Norman

December 6, 20175:00 PM - 6:00 PM

University of Oklahoma
Catlett Music Center, Room 131
500 W Boyd Street
Norman, OK 73069
Information: 405/325-3978

This hour-long program for public television examines the intersection of politics and art through the meeting of Johann Sebastian Bach and Frederick the Great, King of Prussia. This famous meeting resulted in one of Bach's masterpieces, A Musical Offering. The film is seen through the eyes of Bach's son, Carl, who was employed by Frederick as a court musician. This documentary was produced by Eugene Enrico, the Ruth Verne Davis Reaugh Professor of Music at OU.

For more history about the famous meeting, click here and here.