Jesu, frommer Menschenherden, GWV1140/25

This fine cantata (setting a text by J. C. Lichtenberg) was composed for the 3rd day of Whitsun 1725. The opening chorale fantasy is followed by a Recitative and Aria pair for Bass (the latter featuring the viola d'amore). Then comes a Recitative and Aria pair for Soprano (this time the obbligato instrument is flute). After a short Recitative for Tenor, the opening Chorale is repeated with new words.
This edition was graciously sponsored by Monica Steger.
We gladly acknowledge her financial support.


Full score

Edited by Kim Patrick Clow.
Scoring: SATB, flute, 2 horns, viola d'amore, strings, continuo.
PLEASE NOTE: This edition does not include a continuo realization.
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Extra Violin 1 part


Extra Violin 2 part


Extra Viola part


Extra Bass part