Church censors Bach’s 'Air on the G string' because of its naughty title

15 February 2016, 16:58

Reports on social media suggest that at least one church doesn't approve of the popular subtitle to the famous slow movement of the Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D.

It seems an American Methodist church doesn't like to mix music and undergarments. A recent post on social media details a church's order of service intentionally omitting the full subtitle of Johann Sebastian Bach's Air, played at the beginning of the service.

 

Bach order of service

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