J.S. Bach: Der Herr denket an uns (Sinfonia, BWV 196.1)

6 parts5 pages01:535 months ago108 views
Violin(2), Viola, Cello, Other Woodwinds, Contrabass
The Sinfonia to Bach's cantata BWV 196. In MS3, Piano Roll Editor was used for some minimal phrasing and proper execution of the appoggiature. Continuo by me (pan flutes). Score (with figures) from the Bachgesellschaft Ausgabe (BGA via IMSLP).

The upper strings think it's a French
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J.S. Bach: Der Gott, der hat mir versprochen (BWV 13, #3)

9 parts12 pages03:1810 months ago175 views
Violin(2), Viola, Flute, Oboe, Voice, Other Woodwinds, Cello, Contrabass
A superlative concerted chorale-prelude movement on "Freu' dich sehr, o meine Seele" from the incredible cantata "Meine Seufzer, meine Thränen", BWV 13.

Those who, like myself, strive to learn this art are encouraged to study the bass chosen to underlay the Cantus when
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J.S. Bach: Ich will bei meinem Jesu wachen (BWV 244 (Matthäuspassion) #26)

12 parts25 pages06:0511 months ago362 views
Oboe, Voice(5), Other Woodwinds, Cello, Violin(3), Contrabass
This magnificent tenor aria -con-coro- from Part I of the St. Matthew Passion comments upon Jesus’ agony in the Garden of Gethesemane, when all his disciples fall asleep. The poet (Picander) asserts that he will not fall asleep — the tenor, accompanied by continuo and a watchman’s horn-like oboe, says
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"Il Contrappunto Barocco, il primo libro" di BSG (2018) (attempted textbook)

4 parts16 pages09:02a year ago770 views
Violin, Other Woodwinds, Cello, Contrabass
I decided that MuseScore needed this. Too often I have to say, "I wish you would learn something about basic counterpoint". Well, this is a start -- let's see what reaction is. I'm not a real music professor - I just play one on MuseScore -- but if you like my work, this is what
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J. S. Bach: Woferne du den edlen Frieden (BWV 41, #4)

4 parts9 pages06:53a year ago170 views
Cello, Voice, Other Woodwinds, Contrabass
An aria from “Jesu, nun sei gepreiset” (BWV 41) for tenor, continuo, and obbligato violoncello piccolo. The latter is a smaller, 5-stringed cello first used in Bach cantatas, with range from the cello’s to the viola’s. While violoncello piccolo obbligati such as this one are often rendered with th
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