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Edith Mathis and D,Fischer-Dieskau the Opus spell Perfection Description :
It is hard to single out any one of the hundreds of Cantatas of J.S. Bach as being especially more imporant that the others, but Cantata 140 "Wachet Auf" has to be among the group that slightly edges out others. In aggregate the Cantatas comprise the heart of the output of the composer. They were written for specific Sundays of the Lutheran ecclesiastical calender, and pretty much were pe ...