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J.S. Bach: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen BWV 51; Voices of Music with Laura Heimes & John Thiessen
Seeded by voicesofmusic on 28 Mar 2013
Author: Walvis2007
Voices of Music performs the first aria from the cantata "Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen" (BWV 51) on original instruments. Featuring Laura Heimes, soprano, and John Thiessen, baroque trumpet. Voices of Music is directed by Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler. Bach's cantata is Italian in nature and makes extensive use of ritornello form within the larger framework of the Da Capo Aria. The original manuscripts are unusual in that they have "doublets" or extra parts for the strings, along with minimal solo and tutti markings. This performance features musicological research by Voices of Music into the works of Bach, and is also part of our Great Works series, which makes available exciting and historically based performances, along with editions of the music, free for teachers and students anywhere in the world. Jauchzet Gott is the only cantata by Bach for both solo trumpet and solo soprano, and the highly virtuosic solo parts are demanding even by Bach's standards. The soprano part
Ensemble: Voices of Music