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Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (from Cantata 147)

Grade 3 - Score and Parts

By Johann Sebastian Bach

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Concert Band - Grade 3
Grade 3 - Score and Parts. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Philip Sparke. Anglo Music Concert Band. Anglo Music Press #AMP104. Published by Anglo Music Press (HL.44004968).

Item Number: HL.44004968

Bach's appointment as cantor at Leipzig's Thomaskirche in 1723 required him to produce a new cantata for every Sunday service. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is taken from No. 147, and is unusually elaborate, treated more like an aria than a chorale. It is easily the best-loved cantata movement from Bach's entire output and is a certain crowd pleaser for your concert program.

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