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Bach, Johann Sebastian: Aria: "Es werden viele zu mir sagen an jenem Tage" for Bassoon & Strings

Aria: "Es werden viele zu mir sagen an jenem Tage" for Bassoon & Strings
BWV 45 No 4
Johann Sebastian Bach

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Composer :Johann Sebastian BachJohann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
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Flute and String Quartet

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Johann Sebastian BachMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Copyright :Public Domain
Es ist dir gesagt, Mensch, was gut ist (It has been told to you, man, what is good), BWV 45, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed it in Leipzig for the eighth Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 11 August 1726.

The cantata is a symmetrical structure around the central Gospel quotation, beginning with the Old Testament and leading to the chorale.

The opening chorus is a complex structure, beginning with an extended instrumental section, then alternating fugal sections with others in which the vocal parts are embedded in the orchestral concerto. Both recitatives are secco. The tenor aria is accompanied by the strings in dance-like character.

The central movement, the quotation from the Gospel, is given to the bass as the vox Christi (voice of Christ). Bach marks it Arioso and has the strings play in vivid movement, to passionately emphasize the words. The strings open the movement and repeat that music four times in different keys, the bass part shows bold leaps and rich coloraturas. John Eliot Gardiner observes:

The second part of the cantata opens with a movement for bass and strings marked arioso – deceptively so (it is Bach’s way of flagging up utterances by Christ in person as distinct from passages of indirect speech), as in truth this is a full blown, highly virtuosic aria, half Vivaldian concerto, half operatic scena.

The figuration is similar in the following alto aria, but mellow in the solo flute with continuo, matching the consoling words. The closing chorale on a melody by Ahasverus Fritsch is set in four parts.

The cantata in seven movements is scored for three vocal soloists (alto, tenor, and bass), a four-part choir, two flauti traversi, two oboes, two violins, viola and basso continuo.

Source: Wikipedia (,_Mensc h,_was_gut_ist,_BW...).

I created this arrangement of the second Aria (Arioso): "Es werden viele zu mir sagen an jenem Tage" (There will be many who will say to me on ) for Bassoon & Strings (2 Violins, Viola & Cello).
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