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Alfred Dürr (3 March 1918, Berlin-Charlottenburg – 7 April 2011, Göttingen) was a German musicologist.
The musical term alto, meaning "high" in Italian (Latin: altus), refers to the second highest part of a contrapuntal musical texture and is also applied to its associated vocal range, especially in choral music.
An aria (air; plural: arie, or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta or ariette) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer.
The Bach-Archiv Leipzig or Bach-Archiv is an institution for the documentation and research of the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach.
The cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach (German: Bachkantaten) consist of at least 209 surviving works.
Bach-Collegium Stuttgart is an internationally known German instrumental ensemble, founded by Helmuth Rilling in 1965 to accompany the Gächinger Kantorei in choral music with orchestra.
The Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (BWV; Bach-Works-Catalogue) is a catalogue of compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach.
A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of sacred texts or scriptures that Jews and Christians consider to be a product of divine inspiration and a record of the relationship between God and humans.
The Book of Numbers (from Greek Ἀριθμοί, Arithmoi; בְּמִדְבַּר, Bəmiḏbar, "In the desert ") is the fourth book of the Hebrew Bible, and the fourth of five books of the Jewish Torah.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Chorale is the name of several related musical forms originating in the music genre of the Lutheran chorale.
Christoph Wolff (born May 24, 1940) is a German-born musicologist.
Figured bass, or thoroughbass, is a kind of musical notation in which numerals and symbols (often accidentals) indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones that a musician playing piano, harpsichord, organ, lute (or other instruments capable of playing chords) play in relation to the bass note that these numbers and symbols appear above or below.
Gächinger Kantorei (Gächingen Chorale) is an internationally known German mixed choir, founded by Helmuth Rilling in 1954 in Gächingen (part of St. Johann close to Reutlingen) and conducted by him until 2013, succeeded by Hans-Christoph Rademann.
Hänssler-Verlag is a German music publishing house founded in 1919 as Musikverlag Hänssler by Friedrich Hänssler Senior (died 1972) to publish church music.
Helmuth Rilling (born 29 May 1933 in Stuttgart) is a German choral conductor and an academic teacher.
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe (O eternal fire, o source of love),, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind instruments.
Psalm 128 is the 128th psalm from the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament.
Recitative (also known by its Italian name "recitativo") is a style of delivery (much used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas) in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech.
In music, SATB is an initialism for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, defining the voice types required by a chorus or choir to perform a particular musical work.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
Timpani or kettledrums (also informally called timps) are musical instruments in the percussion family.
A trumpet is a brass instrument commonly used in classical and jazz ensembles.
The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage.
Werner Neumann (21 January 1905, Königstein – 24 April 1991, Leipzig) was a German musicologist.
The Western concert flute is a transverse (side-blown) woodwind instrument made of metal or wood.