Tag Archives: Johann Sebastian Bach

Soar joyfully upward

J-S. Bach Cantata BW 36 ” Schwingt freudig”

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Heart and Mouth and Deed and Life

JS Bach: Cantata BWV 147.1 Concentus Musicus Vienna. Arnold Schoenberg Choir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor. I. Coro. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben Muss von Christo Zeugnis geben Ohne Furcht und Heuchelei, Dass er Gott und Heiland sei. English: Heart … Continue reading

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Musica sacra (3)

    The “Magnificat” or (my soul) magnifies is a canticle spoken or sung liturgically during Christian  church services. It is also called “the Song of Mary” The text of the canticle is taken directly from the Gospel of Luke (Luke 1:46-55) … Continue reading

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