Date of Award
Master of Music (MMUS)
An overview of Baroque Performance Practice is essential when performing Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach. This overview encompasses a historical account of Cantata, Bach, Theory, and BWV51. This paper gives an authentic account to Baroque Performance Practice and the differences between instruments, voice, and harmonies of the Baroque period verses modern day. The reader will become aware of how Bach ornaments are to be executed in this Cantata; as well as ways to incorporate knowledge of Baroque Performance Practice in the eighteenth century with Performance Practice in the twentieth century using modern day instruments and techniques.
O'Neil, Elizabeth Hunter, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51 by Johann Sebastian Bach: A brief performance practice overview" (1995). Student Work. 2846.