Jesu, meine Freude

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesu, meine Freude


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At once the longest and best known of Bach's five authenticated motets, BWV 227 ("Jesus, my joy") was composed in Leipzig, sometime before 1735. It may, like BWV 226, have been composed for a funeral service, but the suggestion that it may have performed such a function in 1723 has been discredited by modern scholarshi... read more