Cantata ''Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde'', BWV. 201

Geschwinde, ihr wirbelnden Winde (Swift, you swirling winds), BWV. 201, is a secular cantata by J.S. Bach, with libretto by Christian Friedrich Henrici. The manuscript of the work gives its title as Der Streit zwischen Phoebus und Pan (The Dispute between Phoebus and Pan). It was comissioned for a Collegium Musicum of which bach became head later on, and he probably composed it for the opening concert of the Collegium's first season in 1729. The work uses the ancient myth of a musical contest between Phoebus-Apollo and Pan as a ... more

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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 ...