Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach arr. Derek Moule)

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring arranged for brass octet
Composer: J.S. Bach
Arranger: Derek Moule
Instrumentation: Brass octet (plus optional organ). Full score included.
Instruments required:
  • Cornet / trumpet (3)
  • Eb or F horn (2)
  • Trombone / Euphonium (treble clef and bass clef parts included) (2)
  • Eb bass / tuba (treble clef and bass clef parts included)
  • Organ (optional)
Genre(s): Baroque
ISMN: 979-0-720127-23-1

'Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring' is the last movement of the Cantata Herz und Mund un Tat und Leben, BWV147.

This arrangement is for brass octet with optional continuo organ part. The octet is actually made up of 2 brass quartets, called 'ensemble' and 'choir'. The choir quartet plays the vocal parts and contains the easier parts. The ensemble quartet plays the orchestral parts and is more challenging.


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