Johannes Robert Becher

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Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring. Eng. name for chorale Jesu, bleibet meine Freude in J. S. Bach's church cantata No. 147, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, orig. orch. for tpt., ob., str., and org. but best known in pf. transcr. by Myra Hess of choral arr. by Hugh P. Allen with poem by Robert Bridges. Chorale melody is Werde Munter by Johann Schop, 1641.

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