Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig (Franck, Michael)


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General Information

Work Title Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig
Alternative. Title
Composer Franck, Michael
First Publication. 1657 in Geistliches Harpffen-Spiel (no.24)
Language German
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Baroque
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation 4vv (cantus, altus, tenor, bassus)
Related Works Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig, BWV 26 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

Misc. Comments

According to Grove Music, "Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig has enjoyed enduring popularity; it forms the basis of J.S. Bach's cantata (bwv 26) of the same name, and is Franck's only song in the modern German Protestant hymnal."