J.S. Bach: Vivace from Concerto in D Minor, BWV 1043 #1, with a new in-app phrasing techique

5 parts7 pages04:27a year ago1,383 views
Violin(2), Viola, Cello, Contrabass
The thrilling opening movement of Bach’s double violin concerto, collapsed to 4 voices, and phrased with a new technique.

The fire-breathing Vivace which opens Bach’s renowned concerto for two violins and string orchestra is the work which first attracted me to Bach. Seemingly a boiling cauldron of
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J. S. Bach: Woferne du den edlen Frieden (BWV 41, #4)

4 parts9 pages06:53a year ago147 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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Georg Böhm (1661-1733): Vater unser im Himmelreich

3 parts2 pages04:01a year ago504 views
Oboe, Other Woodwinds, Recorder
A particularly beautiful “coloratura” organ chorale prelude of the type beloved of Böhm, but with many similar in Buxtehude, and, of course, Bach.

The left-hand is in the style of a continuo realization, but contrapuntally independent of the (ornamented) cantus (which is not the case with true
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Arcangelo Corelli: Christmas Concerto (1690), Allegro (poss. model for JSB B Minor WTC-I prel.)

4 parts4 pages04:16a year ago669 views
Violin(2), Other Woodwinds, Cello
Possible inspiration for WTC-I Prelude #24 B minor. Here is a trio movement from a well-known work, Arcangelo Corelli’s “Christmas Concerto” (1690?), which features walking eighth-note basses and quarter-note suspensions in two parts above them, one of many such movements that seem the models and c
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