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Bach, J.S. : Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, BWV 147
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Bach : Cantata BWV 147

Bach, J.S. Sheet Music

Clarinet in Bb Sheet Music

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, BWV 147

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

Bach's timeless melody arranged for intermediate-level clarinet!    New!

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Includes : One score and one part (6 pages)

Difficulty level : Grade 4/12

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Program Notes on Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, BWV 147 by Bach, J.S. :

This chorale Jesus bleibet meine Freude [Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring] is the tenth and last movement of Bach's Cantata BWV 147.

This cantata, entitled Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben [Heart and Mouth and Deed and Life] was composed in Leipzig in 1723.

This score is an arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach's Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring for clarinet in B flat and piano.

The clarinet part is appropriate for Grade 4 clarinet players.

Please note that this score contains ornaments (here : trills) which should be played in accordance with the performance practice of the Baroque period.

Namely, trills are played ON the beat, starting on the upper auxiliary note.

The number of repercussions can be adjusted to the player's taste and ability.

Sources :

Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata BWV 147 : Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben [Heart and Mouth and Deed and Life]

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Sheet music details :


(Jesus bleibet meine Freude - Jésus, que ma joie demeure)
ComposerBach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) Opus/catalog numberBWV 147 (10/10)
MovementsChorale Composition/First publicationFirst performed 1723
InstrumentationClarinet in Bb and piano StyleBaroque (1600-1750)
KeyG Major Duration03:31
EditionArranged by M.A. Caux DifficultyGrade 4/12

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