Jesu, Joy Of Mans Desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach - The Best Of Johann Sebastian Bach
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The same music on different stanzas of a Road Runner - Yusef Lateef - The Golden Flute closes both parts of the cantata. A transcription by the English pianist Myra Hess — was published in for piano solo and in for piano duet.
Bach scored the chorale movements 6 and 10 from Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben for choirtrumpetviolinoptionally oboeviolaand basso continuo. The music's wide popularity has led to numerous arrangements and transcriptions, such as for the classical guitar and, in Wendy Carlos ' album Switched-On Bachon the Moog synthesizer.
The following is the most commonly heard English version of the piece, attributed to the poet laureate Robert Bridges. Jesu joy of man's desiring, Holy wisdom, love most bright; Drawn by Thee, our souls aspiring Soar to uncreated light.
Word of God, our flesh that fashioned, With the fire of life impassioned, Striving still to truth unknown, Soaring, dying round Thy throne. Through the way where hope is guiding, Hark, what peaceful music rings; Where the flock, in Thee confiding, Drink of joy from deathless springs. Theirs is beauty's fairest pleasure; Theirs is wisdom's holiest treasure.
Thou dost ever lead Thine own In the love of joys unknown. Jahn's verses   express a close, friendly, and familiar friendship with Jesus, who gives life to the poet.
It has been noted that the original German hymn was characteristically a lively hymn of praise, which is carried over somewhat into Bach's arrangement; whereas a slower, more stately tempo is traditionally used with the English version.
Well for me that I have Jesus, O how tightly I hold him that he might refresh my heart, when I'm sick and sad. Jesus I have, who loves me and gives himself to me, ah, therefore I will not leave Jesus, Even if I feel my heart Secret Mersken - Kettel - Ibb & Obb - Original Soundtrack breaking.
It reached number six on the U. Billboard Hot during Jesu winter of that year. In Canada, "Joy" reached number From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Performed in by Orchestre symphonique de Paris Performed by Orchestra Gli Armonici Why+The+Wires* - Flame Failures (Vinyl, Album) Piano, organ, some bells and harps Harpsichord, violin, viola, cello midi The New Oxford Companion to Music.
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