Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin

(In peace and joy do I depart) for alto, tenor and bass, vocal ensemble, horn, flute, oboe d’amore, strings and continuo. Throughout his chorale cantata project for the 1724/25 church year, Bach was not only required to compose compositions for the regular Sunday services, but also a hymn-based cantata for the Marian Feasts and other … Read More

Allein zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ

(Alone to thee, Lord Jesus Christ) for alto, tenor and bass, vocal ensemble, oboe I+II, bassoon, strings and continuo. The chorale cantata “Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ” (Alone to thee, Lord Jesus Christ), first performed on 3 September 1723, could – in analogy to a work by the Leipzig composer Johannes Weyrauch (1897–1977) – … Read More