Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (SATB Choir w/String Quartet)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
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"Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" from Cantata No. 147 is here arranged for string quartet/string orchestra (basses doubling the cello part) and SATB Choir. If you enjoy this arrangement, visit my web site at: to find more arrangements and compositions for string quartet/string orchestra. BTW, there are also versions of "Jesu" in the list below for solo violin and piano, another one for chamber orchestra, and one for string quartet alone.

Score ID
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Year of composition
Martin Jahn (Janus) (1620-1682)
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
5 minutes
Classical music
Instrumental parts
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