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  1. At the end of , the Bach world was turned upside down. In that year, no fewer than 31 undiscovered organ works by Bach turned up in the library of Yale University. Organist Leo van Doeselaar “'Jesu meine Freude' is one of the chorales that were discovered in This early work cast a new light on the Wunderkind Bach, says Leo van.
  2. Emmanuel Music is a Boston-based ensemble of singers and instrumentalists founded in by Craig Smith to perform the complete sacred cantatas of J.S. Bach. Emmanuel Music continues to perform cycles of large-scale and chamber works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Haydn, Schoenberg, Weill, Wolf, Medelssohn, and Schumann under Artistic Director Ryan Turner.
  3. Admirers of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach consider him in many ways the most original and interesting of the composer-sons of the great Johann Sebastian. His music fell generally into the transitional period between Baroque and Classical styles, but it was distinctive and personal.
  4. At once the longest and best known of Bach's five authenticated motets, BWV ("Jesus, my joy") was composed in Leipzig, sometime before It may, like BWV , have been composed for a funeral service, but the suggestion that it may have performed such a function in has been discredited by modern scholarship.
  5. Find Wilhelm Friedemann Bach composition information on AllMusic. Admirers of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach consider him in many ways the most original and interesting of the composer-sons of the great Johann Sebastian.
  6. To this day, the exact occasion for the composition of Bach’s five-voice motet BWV remains unknown. Nonetheless, a connection to the funeral in July of Johanna Maria Kees, a patrician citizen of Leipzig, has frequently been suggested; indeed, due to the nature of the text, in particular the verses of the chorale hymn “Jesu, meine Freude”, published by Johann Franck in , it.
  7. Bach wrote hundreds of pieces for organ, choir, as well as many other instruments. He spent most of his life as a church organist and a choir director. His music combines profound expression with clever musico-mathematical feats, like fugues and canons in which .

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