Gloria in Excelsis Deo, from Cantata 191 (string quartet)
Title: Gloria in Excelsis Deo, from Cantata 191
Composer: J. S. Bach, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Cantata 191 was written for use on Christmas Day, probably in 1745. The Gloria was later recomposed for use in the B minor Mass. It is one of the most uplifting Glorias in the repertoire.
Other Bach Christmas items for string quartet: