Andras Schiff plays Bach for about an hour every morning. "There is something very pure about it," the pianist says. Nadia F. Romanini/ECM records hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein communes with the music of J.S. Bach at the NPR studio. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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