Christum wir sollen loben schon

(To Christ we should sing praises now) for soprano, alto, tenor and bass, vocal ensemble, zink, trombone I-III, oboe d’ amore, strings and basso continuo Written for the Second Day of Christmas in 1724, the cantata “Christum wir sollen loben schon” (To Christ we should sing praises now) is distinguished by a stately tone and … Read More

Selig ist der Mann, der die Anfechtung erduldet

(Blessed is the man who bears temptation with patience) for soprano and bass, alto and tenor from the vocal ensemble, oboe I+II, oboe da caccia, strings and continuo Fittingly annotated by Bach as a “Concerto in Dialogo”, the cantata “Blessed is the man who bears temptation with patience” (BWV 57) again features a dramatic discussion … Read More