Bachipedia
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A platform for cantata lovers - videos, audio & text around the vocal work of Johann Sebastian Bach
A project of the J.S. Bach Foundation

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Learn interesting facts about the vocal works - including musicological comments and explanations.

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The J.S. Bach Foundation is performing the entire vocal work of J.S. Bach within 25 years. More about us.

Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen

248/5 // Christmas Oratorio

Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend

248/2 // Christmas Oratorio

Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend

Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis

021 // For the Third Sunday after Trinity and “for any occasion”

Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis

Jesu, meine Freude

227 // Motet

Jesu, meine Freude

Mastermind & creative power

Artistic Director Rudolf Lutz

His interdisciplinary experience and special aptitude for improvisation, analysis and choral and orchestral conducting made of him the predestined musical director of the complete performance of Bach's vocal work, the gigantic project of the J. S. Bach Foundation St. Gallen.