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Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg, BWV 149

Man singet mit Freuden vom Sieg, BWV 149

Sunday, September 29, 2019, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Group: Bach Vespers, Church

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Composed in 1728 or 1729, this festive cantata for the September 29 Feast of St. Michael employs all the musical forces available to Bach at the Thomaskirche: trumpets, timpani, oboes, strings with continuo, choir, and four vocal soloists. The opening chorus, Bach’s reworking of a movement from his “Hunt” cantata, BWV 208, will make a thrilling opening for our 49th year of Bach Cantata Vespers. The cantata concludes with the third stanza of the hymn “Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart,” which begins with the text “Lord, let at last thine angels come.”

Prelude: Handel's Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 11 in A Major, HWV 329
Motet: R. Deering's Factum est silentium
Homilist: Mark Allan Powell, Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio

Kapelle of Concordia University Chicago, guest choir

Charles P. Brown, conducting

Maura Janton Cock, soprano
Amanda Koopman, mezzo-soprano
Hoss Brock, tenor
Douglas Anderson, baritone

Cantata Preview Lecture
: Carl F. Schalk, Concordia University Chicago

A reception follows the service.

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