Am 02.04.2014 10:18, schrieb david:
No, they wrote the music to become famous enough to get a well-paid job.
Some tunes they where paid for directly but that was: "Oh, I am lucky
enough to have this famous Gustav Mahler being kind enough to write
music for my humble orchestra." And there was no producer, who
controlled and influenced the writing and if the work would not be
asuccess, it may have had impact on the the fame of the composer but not
the payment directly.
Bach wrote some of his now most famous(and influential) works for the
drawer as some kind of theoretical research on contrapunctus etc The art
of the fuge was seldom performed in his day for a small circle,of
> In Bach's day, the only
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