''Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring'' from Cantata, BWV. 147

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is the English title of the last movement of Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 ("Heart and Mouth and Deed and Life"), composed by J.S. Bach in 1716 and 1723. Written during his first year in Leipzig, Germany, this chorale movement is one of Bach's most enduring works, often performed at wedding ceremonies as well as during Christian festive seasons. Contrary to common assumption, the violinist and composer Johann Schop, not Bach, composed the movement's underlying chorale melody, Werde munter ... more

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''Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring'' from Cantata, BWV. 147
''Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring'' from Cantata, BWV. 147 (For Trumpet and Organ - Rondeau)
''Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring'' from Cantata, BWV. 147 (For Trumpet and Organ - Rondeau)
''Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring'' from Cantata, BWV. 147 (For Solo Piano - Busoni)

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo ...
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