Three Bach Chorales (string quartet)
Title: Three Bach Chorales
Composer: J. S. Bach, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Contents: Vom Himmel hoch; O Ewigkeit, du donnerwort; Ein feste Burg is unser Gott
Note: Bach chorales are suitable for many purposes: church services, weddings, funerals, confirmations, etc. Vom Himmell hoch is from the Christmas Oratorio. They are also ideal vehicles for introducing young musicians to playing string quartets. These three are among the best known in the genre.
Other Bach Christmas items for string quartet: