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



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Work Title Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig
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Composer Franck, Michael
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMF 1
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 4 voices (cantus, altus, tenor, bassus)
Related Works Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig, BWV 26 (Bach, Johann Sebastian)

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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."