adblocktest
Free sheet music
My account (login)



LIBRARY

Bach, Johann Sebastian Johann Sebastian Bach
Germany Germany
(1685 - 1750)
6924 sheet music
7607 MP3
1370 MIDI







"For 20 years we provide a free and legal service for free sheet music.

If you use and like Free-scores.com, thank you to consider support donation.

About / Member testimonies


Harp Sheet music Harp Johann Sebastian Bach
Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale: "Valet will ich dir geben" for Harp

Chorale: "Valet will ich dir geben" for Harp
BWV 95 No 3
Johann Sebastian Bach




Annotate this sheet music
Note the level :
Note the interest :


ListenDownload MP3 : Chorale: "Valet will ich dir geben" (BWV 95 No 3) for Harp 6x 44x ViewDownload PDF : Chorale: "Valet will ich dir geben" (BWV 95 No 3) for Harp (3 pages - 196.63 Ko)17x
 

 
Now that you have this PDF score, member's artist are waiting for a feedback from you in exchange of this free access.

Please log in or create a free account so you can :





leave your comment
notate the skill level of this score
assign an heart (and thus participate in improving the relevance of the ranking)
add this score to your library
add your audio or video interpretation


Log in or sign up for free
and participate in the Free-scores.com community





Composer :Johann Sebastian BachBach, Johann Sebastian (1685 - 1750)
Instrumentation :

Harp

Style :

Baroque

Arranger :
Publisher :
Johann Sebastian BachMagatagan, Mike (1960 - )
Copyright :Public Domain
Christus, der ist mein Leben (Christ, he is my life), BWV 95, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. He composed it in Leipzig for the 16th Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 12 September 1723.

Bach wrote the cantata in his first year Bach in Leipzig for the 16th Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 12 September 1723. The prescribed readings for the Sunday were from the Epistle to the Ephesians, praying for the strengthening of faith in the congregation of Ephesus (Ephesians 3:13–21), and from the Gospel of Luke, the raising from the dead of the Young man from Nain (Luke 7:11–17). In Bach's time the story pointed immediately at the resurrection of the dead, expressed as a desire to die soon. As Salomon Franck expressed in his text for cantata Komm, du süße Todesstunde, BWV 161, composed in Weimar in 1715, the unknown poet concentrates on a desire to die, in hope to be raised like the young man from Nain. The poet includes four stanzas from four different chorales. Two stanzas from chorales are already presented in the first movement, "Christus, der ist mein Leben" (Jena 1609) and Martin Luther's "Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin" (1524), a paraphrase of the canticle Nunc dimittis. Movement 3 is Valerius Herberger's "Valet will ich dir geben", and the closing chorale is the fourth stanza of Nikolaus Herman's "Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist".

A week before, Bach had included three stanzas from a chorale in Warum betrübst du dich, mein Herz, BWV 138. In this cantata he includes four stanzas from four different funeral hymns. The first three movements combine three of them, first stanzas throughout. The first chorale on a melody by Melchior Vulpius is embedded in a concerto of oboes and strings in syncopated motifs in parallels of thirds and sixths. The melody in the soprano is enforced by the horn. The line "Sterben ist mein Gewinn" (Death is my reward) is slower than the others, in a tradition observed already by Johann Hermann Schein. The recitative alternates between secco and accompagnato, with the same accompanying motifs as in the chorale. The second chorale on Luther's melody is graced by an independent violin part, and every line is preceded by an entry of the horn. A secco recitative leads to the third chorale, which is sung by the soprano alone like an aria, accompanied for the first line only by the continuo, but for the rest of the text by the oboes, playing an obbligato melody in unison.

The only aria of the cantata is dominated by the oboes and accompanied by pizzicato in the strings which symbolizes funerary bells. The closing chorale is again enriched by a soaring additional violin part.

Although originally scored for three vocal soloists (soprano, tenor and bass), a four-part choir, horn, two oboe d'amore, two violins, viola, violoncello piccolo and basso continuo, I created this arrangement for Concert (Pedal) Harp.
Sheet central :Christus, der ist mein Leben (4 sheet music)
Added by magataganm the 2019-10-09


0 comment



Equipment & Sheet music
Harp Best Sellers
All Harp best sellers sheet music.


Report problem


This sheet music is part of the collection of magataganm :
Harp Arrangements
arrangements pour harpe
Collection of Harp Arramgements
Sheet music list :
› "Élégie for Harp" - Harp
› "3 Salve Regina" for Oboe & Harp - Oboe, harp
› "A Carousel's Last Song" for Harp - Harp
› "Adelita" for Harp - Harp
› "Aeolian Harp Étude" in Ab Major for Harp
› "Alleluia" Harp Duet - 2 Harps (Duet)
› "Allemande" for Harp - Harp
› "Allemande" from the Suite in E-Minor for Harp - Harp
› "An Emigrant's Daughter" for Oboes & Harp - Oboe, harp
› "An Evening Hymn" for Oboe and Harp - Oboe, harp




Cookies allow us to personalize content and ads, to provide social media-related features and analyze our traffic. We also share information on the use of our site with our social media partners, advertising and analytics, which can combine them with other information you have provided to them or collected in your use of their services.
Learn more and set cookiesClose