Dona nobis pacem (Johann Sebastian Bach)

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  • CPDL #06470:       
Editor: Glen Thompson (submitted 2004-01-14).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 248 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: vocal arrangement by Glen Thompson of 'Prelude in C# minor, BWV 849'. Transposed down a half step.
  • CPDL #06439:     
Editor: Glen Thompson (submitted 2004-01-09).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 248 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: vocal arrangement by Glen Thompson of 'Prelude in C# minor, BWV 849'. I hope this is a worthy arrangement of Bach's lovely, intense prelude for keyboard. It requires two sopranos and a mezzo-soprano or alto and is quite demanding both physically and musically. The simple repetition of the words "Dona Nobis Pacem" is intended to be a strong plea for peace, that is peace in any sense that one may wish for. My inspiration for it came as a result of the death of my baby daughter and in fact many of my creative musical endeavours have been around August, on the anniversary of her death.

General Information

Title: Dona Nobis Pacem
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSA
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: Latin
Instruments: A cappella

First published:

Description: A sensitive arrangement of this Bach keyboard prelude for 3 voices to the words "Dona nobis pacem".

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Dona nobis pacem.