Meine Freundin, du bist schön (Bach, Johann Christoph)

Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
Jump to: navigation, search

Sheet Music


 Complete parts
#119149 - 3.34MB, 35 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 2556x

PDF scanned by Unknown
Fhildebrand (2011/9/5)

PMLP240429-J C Bach - Meine Freundin.pdf
Publisher Info.:


Public Domain [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Original Manuscript parts copied out by Ambrosius Bach. The parts are prefaced with a commentary on the work, also by Ambrosius Bach (Gardiner, John Eliot "Music In The Castle Of Heaven", 2013).


Javascript is required for this feature.

Javascript is required to submit files.

General Information

Work Title Meine Freundin du bist Schön
Alternative Title
Composer Bach, Johann Christoph
Key G minor
Year/Date of Composition 1676
Librettist Songs of Solomon, possibly altered by J.C. Bach?
Language German
Piece Style Baroque
Instrumentation Voices: soprano, alto, tenor, bass + mixed chorus (SATB)
Orchestra: violin, 3 violas + continuo

Misc. Comments

Wedding music.
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.

Personal tools
Browse scores
Browse recordings
For iPhone & iPad


Associated with