Sunday, April 6, 2014

Ah, Bach

As usual, on the Tales classical weekend Sunday's, I like to play something light, and melodic that is appropriate for a beautiful Sunday.  Johann Sebastian Bach was a very religious man and this Christian cantata is one of his beautiful sacred pieces.  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is the 10th and final movement from Bach's cantata Herz und Mund und tat und Leben, BWV 147This piece is often played at weddings and on Christian holidays.  So, this is appropriate as we near Easter for Christians.  This version is without the chorale accompaniment.

You do not have to be Christian to appreciate the beautiful meditative melody of this short piece.

To help you relax on this Sunday, please turn up the volume and enjoy.

J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, 10th movement from Cantata BWV 147:



 

2 comments:

Connie Bach said...

Ah, Bach...his music I grew up listening to... my last name is known to be spelled "Park" here in the state side however, it is far from how the actual name is pronounced or spelled. So, I wanted to spell it truth to the pronunciation. And I like Bach so much I spelled it after his! How we pronounce my real last name in Korea is the exact pronunciation of Bach! What are the odds? ;-)

Big Mike said...

Wow, what a cool story, Connie!! Hey I could have called this post Ah, Connie! :-)) thanks