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||Concerto 'Mein Hertz Ist Bereit'
||Concerto à 3 ex G Mein Hertz ist bereit Basso solo con violino solo et basso continuo. No.23.
||1 movement, 3 sections
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||1690 ca. (estimated 1689–1691)
||Psalm 57 (lines 8–12)
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Voice solo (Basso), Violin solo and Basso-Continuo (unrealized)
||RISM 190002275 (abschrift, Lund, Sweden)
Though the title is 'Concerto', this is not a concertante work for instrumental soloists (e.g. double bass). It is a cantata, with a short instrumental Adagio-Presto-Adagio section preceding the vocal section.
- Vocal works "concerto" were - not uncommon in Bruhns' day (and later; Bortnyanysky in the Classical period, the recently deceased A. G. Shnitke (admittedly archaically) (his "Choir Concerto") in ours.) - Schissel (Also: Psalm setting though not so titled, I think.)
Apparently first published by Litolff in 1936, edited by Fritz Stein, together with other vocal works by Bruhns (see the list on the last Cover Page of his Organ Works)