The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America
See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which...
[Chorale, Und wen die Welt voll Teufel wär,' from church cantata no. 80].
Und wenn die Welt voll Teufel wär'
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Cataloger devised title. Copyist's manuscript with additions (clarino 1, clarino 2, principal, and tympani) in Wilhelm Friedemann Bach's (?) hand. The text, a parody of the original, begins Manebit verbum Domini; according to Blume (MGG) it is by W.E. Bach; according to Schmieder (BWV 80) by an unknown author. Latin words. Staff notation.
Bach, Johann Sebastian - Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann