No.5 Christe, aller Welt Trost

Johann Sebastian Bach

No.5 Christe, aller Welt Trost


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As organist at Weimar, Johann Sebastian Bach was charged with providing a harmonic underpinning for the singing of Lutheran chorale tunes chosen for each day. Bach wrote out many of these harmonizations, in part as instruction for younger composers (they are still used for this purpose). A derivation of this practice, ... read more