Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, from Cantata 147 (string quartet)
Title: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, from Cantata 147
Composer: J. S. Bach, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 8 pages
Note: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring is one of the most frequently requested pieces for both Christian and non-denominational weddings. Also popular at church services, memorials, and other significant events, it is a must-have piece for every gigging musician. This setting for string quartet puts the chorale theme in the viola.