Bach Edition - Cantatas / Kantaten BWV 104, 83 & 183

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dc.contributor.other Johann Sebastian Bach es
dc.contributor.other Holland Boys Choir es
dc.contributor.other Netherlands Bach Collegium es
dc.contributor.other Pieter Jan Leusink es
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-28T14:00:04Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-28T14:00:04Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/939
dc.description.abstract Johann Sebastian Bach was better known as a virtuoso organist than as a composer in his day. His sacred music, organ and choral works, and other instrumental music had an enthusiasm and seeming freedom that concealed immense rigor. Bach's use of counterpoint was brilliant and innovative, and the immense complexities of his compositional style—which often included religious and numerological symbols that seem to fit perfectly together in a profound puzzle of special codes—still amaze musicians today. Many consider him the greatest composer of all time. Bach was born in Eisenach in 1685. He was taught to play the violin and harpsichord by his father, Johann Ambrosius, a court trumpeter in the service of the Duke of Eisenach. Young Johann was not yet ten when his father died, leaving him orphaned. He was taken in by his recently married oldest brother, Johann Christoph, who lived in Ohrdruf. Because of his excellent singing voice, Bach attained a position at the Michaelis monastery at Lüneberg in 1700. His voice changed a short while later, but he stayed on as an instrumentalist. After taking a short-lived post in Weimar in 1703 as a violinist, Bach became organist at the Neue Kirche in Arnstadt (1703-1707). His relationship with the church council was tenuous as the young musician often shirked his responsibilities, preferring to practice the organ. One account describes a four-month leave granted Bach, to travel to Lubeck where he would familiarize himself with the music of Dietrich Buxtehude. He returned to Arnstadt long after was expected and much to the dismay of the council. He then briefly served at St. Blasius in Mühlhausen as organist, beginning in June 1707, and married his cousin, Maria Barbara Bach, that fall. Bach composed his famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565) and his first cantatas while in Mühlhausen, but quickly outgrew the musical resources of the town. He next took a post for the Duke of Sachsen-Weimar in 1708, serving as court organist and playing in the orchestra, eventually becoming its leader in 1714. He wrote many organ compositions during this period, including his Orgel-Büchlein. Owing to politics between the Duke and his officials, Bach left Weimar and secured a post in December 1717 as Kapellmeister at Cöthen. In 1720, Bach's wife suddenly died, leaving him with four children (three others had died in infancy). A short while later, he met his second wife, soprano Anna Magdalena Wilcke, whom he married in December 1721. She would bear 13 children, though only five would survive childhood. The six Brandenburg Concertos (BWV 1046-51), among many other secular works, date from his Cöthen years. Bach became Kantor of the Thomas School in Leipzig in May 1723 and held the post until his death. It was in Leipzig that he composed the bulk of his religious and secular cantatas. Bach eventually became dissatisfied with this post, not only because of its meager financial rewards, but also because of onerous duties and inadequate facilities. Thus, he took on other projects, chief among which was the directorship of the city's Collegium Musicum, an ensemble of professional and amateur musicians who gave weekly concerts, in 1729. He also became music director at the Dresden Court in 1736, in the service of Frederick Augustus II; though his duties were vague and apparently few, they allowed him freedom to compose what he wanted. Bach began making trips to Berlin in the 1740s, not least because his son Carl Philipp Emanuel served as a court musician there. In May 1747, the composer was warmly received by King Frederick II of Prussia, for whom he wrote the gloriously abstruse Musical Offering (BWV 1079). Among Bach's last works was his 1749 Mass in B minor. Besieged by diabetes, he died on July 28, 1750. © Robert Cummings, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents CD 14 ; Vol. IV-- Du Hirte Israel, höre BWV 10 ; Coro 'Du Hirte Israel, höre', Recitativo 'Der höchste Hirte sorgt vor mich', Aria 'Vergbit mein Hirte sich zu lange', Choral 'Der Herr ist mein getreuer'-- Erfrute Zeit im neuen Bunde BWV 83 ; Aria 'Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde', Aria-Recitativo 'Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener', Aria 'Eile, Herz, voll Fredigkeit', Recitativo 'Ja, merkt dein Glaube', Choral 'Er ist das Heil und selig Licht'-- Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft BWV 50 ; Coro 'Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft'-- Sie werden euch in den Bann tun BWV 183 ; Recitativo 'Sie werden euch in den Bann tun', Aria 'Ich fürchte micht des Todes Scherecken', Recitativo 'Ich bin bereit', Aria 'Höchster Tröster, heilger Geist', Choral 'Du bist Geist, der lehret'. es
dc.format.medium 1 CD-Rom (54 min., 10 seg.) : stereo ; 4 3/4 pulg. es
dc.language.iso en es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M. Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 5028421931029 es
dc.subject.lcsh Cantatas, Sacred ; Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra. es
dc.title Bach Edition - Cantatas / Kantaten BWV 104, 83 & 183 es
dc.title.alternative Du Hirte Israel, höre BWV 10 es
dc.title.alternative Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde BWV 83 es
dc.title.alternative Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft BWV 50 es
dc.title.alternative Sie werden euch in den Bann tun BWV 183 es
dc.title.alternative Cantatas es
dc.title.alternative Kantaten es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.identifier.classification 5028421102900 es
dc.subject.cdu Ba.27 es


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13. Sie werden ... tun BWV 183-Recitativo.mp3 39 453.3Kb Unknown Mp3
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