“Soli Deo Gloria” (Glory To God Alone)
© Copyright 2013 Gary Bodnar. All Rights Reserved.
(The first in a series of music-themed, digital watercolor sketches).
Without question, J.S. Bach, is considered one of the most renowned and respected composers to ever set (quill) pen to paper in the art and composition of a musical masterpiece.
Though the Baroque master was most proficient in composing works for the organ, he also wrote extensively for other instruments, including the cello. With its capacity for mournful timber, many regard the instrument as the one best able to sympathize with, and mirror the tone of the human voice.
Although Bach lived centuries ago during the Baroque era, his glorious melodies have woven themselves through the generations and continue to move and inspire millions to this day, as he remains a towering figure over the landscape of composition and melody.
Could this be perhaps, that he invoked the Divine, and was not shy about seeking to honor God w...