Johann Kuhnau

Born 6 April 1660. Died 5 June 1722
Johann Kuhnau
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1660-04-06
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Johann Kuhnau

Johann Kuhnau Biography (Wikipedia)

Johann Kuhnau (6 April 1660 – 5 June 1722) was a German polymath: known primarily as composer today, he was also active as novelist, translator, lawyer, and music theorist, being able late in life to combine these activities with the duties of his official post of Thomaskantor in Leipzig, which he occupied for 21 years. Much of his music, including operas, masses, and other large-scale vocal works, is lost. His reputation today rests on a set of programmatic keyboard sonatas published in 1700, in which each sonata depicted in detail a particular story from the Bible. After his death, Kuhnau was succeeded as Thomaskantor by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Johann Kuhnau
Tristis est anima mea
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Tristis est anima mea
Johann Kuhnau
Bone Jesu, Care Jesu
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Bone Jesu, Care Jesu
Johann Kuhnau
Prelude and Minuet (Partita No. 3 in E major)
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Prelude and Minuet (Partita No. 3 in E major)
Johann Kuhnau
Biblical sonata for keyboard no.2 in G minor "Saul cured by David through music"
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Biblical sonata for keyboard no.2 in G minor "Saul cured by David through music"
Johann Kuhnau
Biblical Sonata No 1 in C major, 'David and Goliath' (Joy of the Israelites)
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Biblical Sonata No 1 in C major, 'David and Goliath' (Joy of the Israelites)
Johann Kuhnau
Magnificat
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Magnificat

Magnificat

Ensemble
Opella Musica
Camerata Lipsiensis
Johann Kuhnau
Biblical Sonata No 1 in C major, 'David and Goliath' (General rejoicing)
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Biblical Sonata No 1 in C major, 'David and Goliath' (General rejoicing)
Johann Kuhnau
Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele)
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Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele)

Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele (Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele)

Singer
David Erler
Friedemann Klos
Ensemble
Camerata Lipsiensis
Conductor
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Johann Kuhnau
Tristis est anima mea (motet in 5 parts)
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Tristis est anima mea (motet in 5 parts)
Johann Kuhnau
Tristis est anima mea
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Tristis est anima mea

Tristis est anima mea

Conductor
Robert King
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Johann Kuhnau
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
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Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Johann Kuhnau
Tristis est anima mea
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Tristis est anima mea
Johann Kuhnau
Final chorus from Cantata no.24 ‘Welt adieu, ich bin dein mude’
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Final chorus from Cantata no.24 ‘Welt adieu, ich bin dein mude’

Final chorus from Cantata no.24 ‘Welt adieu, ich bin dein mude’

Ensemble
Opella Musica
Conductor
Orchestra
Camerata Lipsiensis
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Johann Kuhnau
Ihr Himmel jubilirt von oben
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Ihr Himmel jubilirt von oben

Ihr Himmel jubilirt von oben

Conductor
Robert King
Ensemble
King’s Consort
Henning Voss, Ralph Grobe, Alsfelder Vokalensemble, Johann Kuhnau, Wolfgang Helbich, Dorothee Mields & Henning Kaiser
Uns ist ein Kind Geoboren (Unto us a child is born) [formerly attributed to J S Bach as BWV 142]
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Uns ist ein Kind Geoboren (Unto us a child is born) [formerly attributed to J S Bach as BWV 142]

Uns ist ein Kind Geoboren (Unto us a child is born) [formerly attributed to J S Bach as BWV 142]

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Henning Voss, Ralph Grobe, Alsfelder Vokalensemble, Johann Kuhnau, Wolfgang Helbich, Dorothee Mields & Henning Kaiser
Johann Kuhnau
Tristis est anima mea
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Tristis est anima mea
Johann Kuhnau
Magnficat
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Magnficat
Johann Kuhnau
Biblical Sonata No. 1 'The Combat between David and Goliath'
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Biblical Sonata No. 1 'The Combat between David and Goliath'
Johann Kuhnau
Tristis est anima mea
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Tristis est anima mea
Johann Kuhnau
Motet 'Tristis est Anima Mea'
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Motet 'Tristis est Anima Mea'
Johann Kuhnau
Der Gerechte kommt um
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Der Gerechte kommt um
Johann Kuhnau
4th Biblical Sonata: Hezekiah dying and restored to health
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4th Biblical Sonata: Hezekiah dying and restored to health
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