World's Largest Sheet Music Selection

20447296

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring, J S Bach, for Clarinet Quintet or Clarinet Choir

By Johann Sebastian Bach

Watch
Detailed Description

Clarinet, Woodwind Quintet, Bass Clarinet - Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by David McKeown. Baroque Period, Christian, Sacred, Repertoire, Christmas. Score, Set of Parts. 20 pages. Published by David McKeown (S0.223165).

Item Number: S0.223165

Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring is the usual title in English ofthe last movement of J S Bach’sCantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben. Originally scored for choir,trumpet, violin and basso continuo, it was written in 1723 for the church of StThomas in Leipzig where Bach wasemployed.

This version is scored for Clarinet Quintet, four Bb Clarinetsand one Bass Clarinet. There is an alternative part 4 included for AltoClarinet in Eb. The score and all parts are combined in one pdf file.

Musicians at an intermediate level and above willfind this ideal for formal and informal performances. The famous melody in 9/8 alternateswith the slow 4-part chorale sections. All players will enjoy experiencing therich texture of Bach’s harmony. Theoverall performance time is around three minutes if played at the faster tempothat Bach preferred.

Teachers will enjoy using this arrangement as a fun way to introduce9/8 rhythms. There are few rests and long lines, so breathing will requireplanning.

Thereare many more top quality arrangements and compositions by David McKeown foryou to browse at http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/publishers/david-mckeown-sheet-music/3006203?isPLP=1

About SMP Press

This product was created by a member of SMP Press, our global community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. Our independent musicians have created unique compositions and arrangements for the Sheet Music Plus community, many of which are not available anywhere else.

Click here to see more titles from these independent creators and to learn more about SMP Press.

Please note this product may not be eligible for all sales, promotions or coupons offered through Sheet Music Plus - please check promotional details for specifics.

For more details go to Product Detail Page

Available Instantly

Price: $8.99

Save 5% when you buy 2 or more copies of this item.

{ "catalogRefId":"20447296", "productId":"prod20447296" } { "catalogRefId":"20447296", "productId":"prod20447296" }

Close X

By signing up you consent with the terms in our Privacy Policy

I am a music teacher.