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Be silent, not a word BWV 211 'Coffee Cantata'

By Johann Sebastian Bach

Solo voices, orchestra (soprano voice solo/tenor voice solo/bass voice solo/flute/strings/basso continuo) - Level 3
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Werner Neumann. This edition: urtext edition. Stapled. Barenreiter Study Scores. Study score. BWV 211. 39 pages. Published by Baerenreiter Verlag (BA.TP01211).

Item Number: BA.TP01211

ISBN 9790006204779. 22.5 x 16.4 cm inches.

For parts and vocal score please refer to BA 10211.

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    Joshua Rosenschein
    Jerusalem, Israel
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  • 2009-03-24 00:00:00.0 A different side of the mind...

    If you are not familiar with the title "Alles mit Gott" by the same composer, it's unlucky. It's hard to tell that these two pieces were written by the same composer. Both are masterpieces of very different sorts. In the aforementioned aria, Bach was glorifying God and the...

    Duke of Weimar for another good year of the duke's life presumably well-spent. This cantata here speaks to a different audience - the general public - on the pleasures and dangers of coffee. It is the closest Bach ever came to writing an opera, and in writing it he used his best and simplest humor. This volume is an excellent companion to the reader and to a performer who wishes to sing or play any part of it onstage.

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