Meine Freundin, du bist schön (Bach, Johann Christoph)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
|Work Title||Meine Freundin du bist Schön|
|Composer||Bach, Johann Christoph|
|Year/Date of Composition||1676|
|Librettist||Songs of Solomon, possibly altered by J.C. Bach?|
|Instrumentation||Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)|
Orchestra: violin, 3 violas + continuo
Contains the famous ciaconna "Mein Freund is Mein" for Alto, solo violin and viol consort.
The text is originally from the Songs of Solomon, but sometimes slightly altered for the piece in question, possibly by J.C. Bach himself.