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Jesu, thou my pleasure

Chorale cantata

By Johann Cruger

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SATB choir, 2 violins, viola, cello/double bass, [oboe, bassoon] (arr: organ) - Level 4
Chorale cantata. Composed by Johann Cruger (1598-1692) and Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Edited by Gunter Graulich. Arranged by Paul Horn. This edition: urtext. Stuttgart Urtext Edition: Mendelssohn. German title: Jesu, meine Freude. Sacred vocal music, Cantatas, Praise and thanks. Full score. Composed 1828. MWV. Duration 9 minutes. Carus Verlag #CV 40.188/00. Published by Carus Verlag (CA.4018800).

Item Number: CA.4018800

ISBN 9790007064518. Language: German/English. Text: Franck, Johann. Text: Johann Franck.

Also contains an arrangemet for organ During Mendelssohns years of study with Zelter, the arrangement of chorales already played an important role, and he continued to be occupied with the protestant chorale throughout his symphonic and oratorical work. The break Bach's works in connection with the reperformance of the St. Matthew Passion led to a series of cantatas based on well-known chorale melodies for choir, instruments, and sometimes also for soloists.

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