Not to intimidate yourself with the advanced harmonic and theoretic concepts.
Not to think "I will never be able to write something like that myself".
Instead, it will inspire you to try your hand at harmonizing various hymns and chorales in the style of Bach.
Analyzing them will also empower you to open your eyes and start seeing his harmonic ideas everywhere - in his toccatas, fantasias, preludes and fugues, in his choral preludes, inventions, sinfonias, and yes, even in his trio sonatas.
My new course on analyzing Bach choral harmonizations will help you do this.
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Don't have an organ at home?
Download paper manuals and pedals, print them out, cut the white spaces, tape the sheets together and you'll be ready to practice anywhere where is a desk and floor. Make sure you have a higher chair.