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BACH: THE GLORY OF GOD

Johann Sebastian Bach said, "All music should have no other end and aim than the glory of God and the soul's refreshment; where this is not remembered there is no real music but only a devilish hub-bub."

He headed his compositions: "J. J." "Jesus Juva" which means "Jesus help me."

He ended them "S. D. G." "Soli Dei gratia" which means "To God alone the praise."

-- Kingdom Conflict, J. Stowell, Victor, 1985, pp. 77ff --

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