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Title: CHOR,Jesu der du meine Seele.
Key: G minor
Cantata - An Extended Choral work with or without solo voices usually with an orchestra.
Cantata - A piece to be sung rather than an instrument. The first cantatas were secular (non-religious) THIS ONE IS RELIGIOUS!
Words you may not understand:
Continuo - Cello, Organ and Double Bass.
Counterpoint - Two independent melodies played simultaneously
Figured Bass - These are the numbers under the Continuo line on your score. The number indicates which note the musician must play along with the note on the Stave.
i.e.Note on Stave is C. Figured Bass is 5.
You must play C and G together.
Forte - Loud.